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In a true heavyweight stinker, fringe contender Hughie Fury got the better of ultra-washed former titleholder Samuel Peter today in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, winning a TKO when Peter claimed a shoulder injury in the seventh round. Peter (38-8, 31 KO) fights like a man 10 years beyond the 38 and change he’s spent on this earth, and while he showed some occasional aggression, it was either telegraphing wild swings from too far out or hitting Fury (23-2, 13 KO) in the groin in close. Fury, to be fair, wasn’t a whole lot better, but he was winning handily, such as it were. The cousin of Tyson Fury is not known as one of the world’s more exciting heavyweights, to put it kindly, but he’s a good technician who understands how to use his physical advantages, and he kept range easily against Peter, who was never much of a mover and at this point has cinder blocks for feet. It’s a second straight easy win for Fury in 2019, following his loss last year to Kubrat Pulev. At 24, there’s still a long way for him to go in the sport, and at some point he’ll probably fight for a world title again. For Peter, his 2019 comeback has amounted to a pair of nothing wins in Tijuana and two losses otherwise. Also on the card, Venezuelan bantamweight Michell Banquez dominated over 12 rounds against previously-unbeaten Prince Patel of the United Kingdom, winning on scores of 118-110, 119-109, and 119-109. Patel (19-1-1, 14 KO) pretended at the decision that he had some sort of argument to win, which was laughable. He was lucky to even get a round or two from the judges. Banquez (19-1, 13 KO) didn’t look like a real world class fighter or anything, but he looked a hell of a lot closer than Patel did.