Fil-Scottish boxer John Thain wins in return
MANILA, Philippines - Filipino-Scottish boxer John Thain defeated Lewis Van Poetsch in his hometown of Edinburgh, Scotland on Satuday, September 5 at Meadowbank Sports Centre in Edinburgh.
Thain (13-2, 1 knockout) used his left jab to control van Poetsch (4-23) en route to winning all 4 rounds on all 3 judges scorecards (40-36).
The 27-year-old junior middleweight Thain has now won two straight since suffering back-to-back points losses in 2014. Thain, whose mother’s family hails from the Mindanao region, took nearly a year off and tells Edinburgh News that he’s considering dropping to 147 pounds.
A veteran of 60 amateur fights, the 6-foot Thain won the Scottish Youth title and Scottish ABA light welterweight titles before turning professional in 2010.
Prior to his two defeats, Thain had won his first 11 matches. – Rappler.com