Tiger Muay Thai & MMA Phuket’s own veteran fighter, Tracy Lockwood went all five rounds to win the judges’ decision against long-time rival, Gerri O’Callaghan on Sunday, June 3rd.
The native New Zealander came out swinging hard and fast against O’Callaghan, who currently holds the Bangla Boxing Stadium Female Belt. Though it was a non-title fight, the two women got into a war of eight limbs at the main event.
“I thought it was a good fight, there was so much energy I think I drew from crowd,” Lockwood, a veteran of over 30 fights, said after the bought.
Lockwood took obvious control of the fight in the 4th round, when she forced O’Callaghan to the ground following a swift left kick to the torso. Immediately after that, Lockwood clinched O’Callaghan from the back. The current champ was eventually left with a bloody face after Lockwood opened a slight cut over O’Callaghan’s, a veteran of 37 fights herself, right eye.
“I’m happy with the way the fight turned out,” Lockwood said.
The two rivals are now 3-2, with Lockwood leading.