Boxing results: Luke Campbell wins debut, Kell Brook stops Carson Jones

Scott Heavey

Luke Campbell was a hit in his professional debut, Kell Brook beat Carson Jones for a second time, and Anthony Ogogo, Lee Selby, Derry Mathews, and more picked up wins on Saturday in Hull.

Kell Brook got the better of Carson Jones once again in today's rematch in Hull, a card that saw 2012 Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell make a winning pro debut in the main event, as well as wins for Anthony Ogogo, Derry Mathews, and John Ryder, among others.

Brook (30-0, 20 KO) stopped Jones in the eighth round this time, 53 weeks after scraping past the gritty American to win a decision in their first encounter. It was a brave performance from Jones (35-10-3, 25 KO), but Brook was simply the better, stronger fighter this time around, putting a beating on the Oklahoman early and ultimately getting the stoppage win he was searching for from the opening bell.

Jones went down in the second round and took a beating in the third, but did manage to claw his way back a bit from early peril, and definitely left nothing in the ring. Brook will now get back to the welterweight division (this fight took place at a 151-pound catchweight) and will face a major name in November, according to Eddie Hearn.

Bantamweight Campbell made an impressive, crowd-pleasing pro debut, beating Andy Harris in just one minute, 28 seconds. The 2012 gold medal winner will be back in the ring on September 7, part of the Burns-Beltran card in Glasgow.

Fellow 2012 Olympian Anthony Ogogo improved to 3-0 (2 KO) with a solid win over scrappy Gary Boulden, stopping Boulden in the fifth round. Boulden drops to 7-10-2 (0 KO) with his sixth straight loss, but while he's certainly not a good fighter, he is a very valuable opponent for young fighters. He took Billy Joe Saunders the distance back in 2011, and has been a good test for several prospects since then.

Former British lightweight champ Derry Mathews (33-8-2, 18 KO) knocked out Tommy Coyle (15-2, 6 KO) in the 10th round to pick up the vacant Commonwealth lightweight title. Lee Selby improved to 16-1 (6 KO) with a decision win over Viorel Simion (16-1, 7 KO) on scores of 118-110, 116-112, and 115-113. Also winning off television were John Ryder, Rocky Fielding, and Curtis Woodhouse.

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