Sunderland fighter Goodings loses title in first minute

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SUNDERLAND welterweight Kirk Goodings lost his English title with a defeat inside a minute against Scott Cardle tonight.

The fight had looked a good match but Goodings was quickly caught with a powerful upper cut which put him down.

Cardle followed up strongly and put Goodings under enough pressure to convince the referee to stop the contest after just 46 seconds.

It was Cardle’s 16th win of an unblemished career, while it was Goodings’ second defeat.