Linus Udofia suffered a nasty harm in his defeat to Kieron Conway on Saturday night time.
The pair clashed on the undercard of the WBA featherweight world title battle between Leigh Wooden and Josh Warrington in Sheffield.
It was a detailed battle, however Udofia took an excessive amount of punishment to his proper eye and it instructed within the sixth spherical.
As each males got here out for the beginning of the spherical, the referee took Udofia to at least one facet for a health care provider to examine his eye.
Upon realising it had swollen fully shut, the referee waved off the competition.
As such, Conway gained the conflict and is now subsequent in line for the British title, which is at the moment held by Felix Money.
This is not going to be the primary time Conway has fought for the British title, having competed for the Lonsdale belt within the super-welterweight division beforehand.
This got here in 2019, when he went toe-to-toe with Ted Cheeseman over twelve rounds and it resulted in a break up determination draw.
This time round, Conway will likely be hoping he can get his palms on the British title as soon as and for all.
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