Limond claims Commonwealth title after first-round crushing of Doyle in Glasgow
By Mike Dawes - dailymail.co.uk
Willie Limond captured the vacant Commonwealth light-welterweight title in impressive style with a first-round stoppage of Eddie Doyle in Glasgow on Monday.
Champion: Willie Limond stopped Eddie Doyle to win the Commonwealth title
The keenly-awaited contest marked the 40th anniversary of the St Andrew's Sporting Club and the 600 fight fans who packed the hall in the Radisson Blu Hotel to capacity watched 33-year-old Limond blitz his fellow Glaswegian from the first bell with a succession of rights and lefts.
Impressive: Limond won inside two minutes on Monday
Doyle, 27, went into the ring unbeaten in 12 professional bouts but he had no answer to Limond and soon found himself on the canvas
Close: Limond knocked Amir Khan down when the pair met in 2007
The former Commonwealth lightweight champion showed no mercy and Doyle again found himself on the floor following a pulverising left hook.
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