Jack Catterall too good for Ohara Davies as he stays unbeaten with points victory

Jack Catterall took another step towards a world title shot with victory over Ohara Davies in Leicester on Saturday night.

The Chorley super-lightweight star retained his WBO Intercontinental title after prevailing on points after a cagey 12-round contest at the Morningside Arena.

Catterall took the decision 118-110 on one card with with other two judges scoring the fight 115-113.

Victory extended the 25-year-old’s unbeaten professional record to 23-0 as he eyes a future clash with WBO World champion Maurice Hooker.

Davies’ record slipped to 18-2 as he failed to make his mark in a contest that didn’t catch fire as expected, Catterall’s slicker work seeing him take the decision.

"Far from the performance I would of liked, but nevertheless another win and a step in the right direction," he posted on Twitter post-fight.

Jack Catterall goes on the attack against Ohara Davies

Jack Catterall goes on the attack against Ohara Davies