No Contest? No Argument!
Having been teed up so perfectly as the ideal crossroads match-up, it was a great shame that an accidental clash of heads would see to it that Rendall Munroe and Scott Quigg were not able fulfill the potential their showdown had promised this Saturday night in the Manchester Velodrome.
For the 23-year-old Quigg, it was a huge step up, but one that could throw him into the fringes of the world picture at Super-Bantam. For Munroe, once vanquished by Toshiaki Nishioka, it was a career lifeline.
The fight was geared up for fireworks, and the short-lasting action seemed to fit the pre-fight description. Both appeared confident, with Munroe walking out relaxed in his trademark sunglasses/hat combination, while the younger man seemed positively gleeful at the opportunity to give a lesson to the old warrior opposite him.
Quigg appeared sharp in the first round, boxing on the back foot and firing a right over the top as Munroe walked in. Munroe, however, seemed un...