Preston fighter Scott Fitzgerald has set up the possibility of a clash with Anthony Fowler after beating Craig Morris

Preston fighter Scott Fitzgerald pulled a rabbit out of his hat in the final round to avoid what could have been tense scorecards against Craig Morris.

Saturday, 8th September 2018, 9:30 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th September 2018, 11:46 pm
Scott Fitzgerald celebrates his victory over Craig Morris
Scott Fitzgerald celebrates his victory over Craig Morris

In an enthralling 10-round encounter, Fitzgerald had to take as good as he got for the majority of the contest and may well have been one round down heading into the last in Birmingham when he managed to catch Morris and force the referee to step in.

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The 26 year-old super-welterweight could now face Anthony Fowler in a domestic barnstormer with both men holding perfect records.

Fitzgerald now has now won all 11 of his fights.

Scott Fitzgerald delivers the knockout blow