Boxer Bradley is Boston ABC’s diamond

Bout winner! Bradley shows off her Diamonds of the Ring belt.
Bout winner! Bradley shows off her Diamonds of the Ring belt.

Nina Bradley became the first female fighter to defeat Londoner Oriance Lungu - claiming a unanimous victory in her Diamonds of the Ring bout on Saturday night.

The Haringey fighter arrived at Liverpool’s Echo Arena with an unbeaten record.

But Boston Amateur Boxing Club competitor Bradley was in no mood for reptations.

The Diamonds In The Ring event was held to showcase the country’s top female boxing talent, with Bradley sharing the bill with the likes of Olympian Natasha Jones.

And the Boston ABC competitor - nicknamed Boom Boom - proved she deserved to be on the bill among the nation’s best boxers with a superb showing.

This was Bradley’s first four-round contest and her corner discussed the need for their fighter to pace herself properly.

Bradley, however, hadn’t read the same script and the first round was all about all-out offensive attacks from both boxers.

There was more of the same in the second and third rounds but Bradley knew she needed to produce something special in the final round, as there was little to split the two pugilists.

She didn’t disappoint, landing a telling body shot had the Haringey boxer briefly retreat to draw breath.

Bradley was anxious to capitalise on the moment but Lungu recovered quickly and more vicious offensive attacks continued from both boxers to conclude the contest.

And it was her hand which was raised after the final bell.

Bradley’s transport this season has been sponsored by Acorn Taxis.