Adamek now one of the big boys
Tomasz Adamek announced himself as a heavyweight contender when he beat Eddie Chambers on points on Saturday night.
The former light-heavyweight title holder beat Chambers on points over 12 rounds in a tournament in Newark, New Jersey.
Two judges scored it 116-112 and the third called it 119-109.
The victory took Adamek's record to 46-2, including 29 knockouts. Chambers dropped to 36-3; 18.
In another heavyweight bout on the same card, Bryant Jennings remained undefeated at 14-0; 6 by beating Steve Collins on points – 100-89 on each of the cards. The victory gave Jennings the vacant USBA heavyweight title.
In McAllen, Texas, Carlos Molina beat Marcos Jimenez on points over ten rounds in a lightweight bout, taking his professional record to 17-0-1, with 7 stoppage wins. Jimenez dropped to 18-4; 12.
In Manchester, England, Richard Towers won the European Boxing Union’s heavyweight title when he stopped Gregory Tony in the ninth round.
Towers, who is 2.03 m tall, is unbeaten after 14 fights, having won ten inside the distance. Tony, who was knocked down five times, dropped to 17-3; 14.
Middleweight Martin Murray also retained his unbeaten status when he beat Karim Achour on points over ten rounds. Murray improved to 24-0-1; 10 and Achour now stands at 113-3-2; 2.
Scott Quigg and Rendall Munroe had to settle for a technical draw when their fight for the vacant WBA interim belt was called off in the third round. Munroe, now 24-1; 10, was badly cut in a clash of heads. Quigg remains unbeaten on 24-0; 17.