Nick Campbell swiftly stops Petr Frohlich as Scottish heavyweight makes explosive start to pro career

Scottish heavyweight Nick Campbell marked his professional debut with a second round stoppage win over Petr Frohlich, while John Hedges sealed a points victory over Stanko Jermelic at The Copper Box Arena

Nick Campbell vs Petr Frohlich, Heavyweight Contest.
10 April 2021
Picture By Dave Thompson Matchroom Boxing 0:39
Nick Campbell marked his professional debut with a ruthless stoppage win

Nick Campbell ruthlessly stopped Petr Frohlich inside two rounds as the Scottish heavyweight made an impressive start to his professional career.

The former rugby union player has switched his attention to boxing and he displayed his strength and power while blasting aside Frohlich at The Copper Box Arena.

Starting aggressively, Campbell forced his Czech opponent into reverse with a crisp right hand, then unloaded a succession of thudding body shots in the opening round.

Nick Campbell
Image: The Scottish heavyweight quickly finished the fight in the second round

Frohlich crumpled to the canvas after clubbing shots at the start of the second and referee Robert Williams mercifully waved it off following another flurry of punches from Campbell.

On the Benn vs Vargas bill, Kash Farooq also completed a stylish points victory over Alexander Espinoza to secure the WBC international silver title.

Alexander Espinoza vs Kash Farooq, WBC International Silver Bantamweight Title Fight.
10 April 2021
Picture By Dave Thompson Matchroom Boxing
Kash Farooq after his win. 0:55
Kash Farooq was pleased with commanding points victory

Glasgow's bantamweight contender displayed his superior ring skills against the tough Nicaraguan, receiving a unanimous decision with scores of 97-93, 97-95 and 97-94.

In the opening fight, John Hedges sealed a composed points victory over Stanko Jermelic.

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John Hedges
Image: John Hedges earned his second professional victory on the undercard

The 18-year-old light-heavyweight controlled the Croatian from range to earn a 40-36 verdict after four rounds.

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