Akash Hussain won in his comeback fight as professional boxing returned to Newcastle.
He beat Slovakian Ludo Hantak on points in the main event.
Hussain said: "I am absolutely delighted. He was a tough chap but I am just over the moon for getting the win."
The Newcastle heavyweight had an eye problem that saw him have an 18-month layoff before this fight.
There was also a win for South Shields’ Anthony Nelson but his stablemate David Lake was stopped by Taylor Ward, Martin Ward’s younger brother.
The first fight of the event saw Newcastle super featherweight Dougie Curran score an impressive TKO against Leroy Smedley.
Punters were also impressed by Middlesbrough light welterweight Shafiq Asif, who beat Jonny Greaves on points.
Karl Ferguson was beaten in his first professional fight against Lancashire’s William Warburton, the referee stopped the bout in the third round.
- Boxing: Return Of The Cash For Newcastle Boxing Bash
- Step In The Ring: Women's Boxing Comes To Town
- Knock-Out Victory For Community Boxing Gym
- Seconds Out: Sparring With Martin Ward
More from Other Sport
- Simonside Challenge Soapbox Derby: Wacky Races In Northumberland
- Fasten Your Seatbelts: Rally Event Aims To Bring Motorsport To Sunderland
- Aussie Rules Comes To Newcastle: Meet The North East's First AFL Team
- Perri Shakes-Drayton To Captain Team GB At Gateshead
- My Grandad's Harder Than Yours: Meet The 63-Year-Old South Shields Judo Master
- From Ryhope To Rio: Meet The Young Sunderland Swimmer With Olympic Ambitions
- Jumping To It: First Belsay Horse Trials Leap Into Action
- Downhill Delight: Europa Cup Slalom Champion Skier Dave Ryding Visits Sunderland
Related tags: Sport
- Sunderland Sign David Moberg Karlsson From IFK Goteborg
- Derek Llambias Quits Newcastle United Role: Live Blog
- Derek Llambias Resigns From Role As Managing Director At Newcastle United
- West Ham Sign Former Newcastle United Striker Andy Carroll For Club Record Fee
- Transfer Talk: Sunderland Linked With Move For Argentinian Lucas Orban
- Transfer Talk: Sunderland Make Matej Vydra Loan Bid
- Newcastle United Boss Alan Pardew Leads The Premier League Sack Race
- Steven Fletcher Fitness Boost For Sunderland Head Coach Paolo Di Canio
Related tags: Other
- Lance Armstrong's Life Story Trampled Underfoot In Newcastle
- Sky Ride Comes To NewcastleGateshead In Summer Of 2013: Get Your Bikes Out
- Ready To Welcome Europe: Christine Ohuruogu Visits Gateshead Ahead Of International Games
- Marathon Mistake: Only One Competitor In Marathon Of The North Completed Full Distance
- Running Properly? Tips On Technique From Newcastle Fitness Instructors
- Marathon Of The North: Boston Bombing Victims Honoured
- Marathon Of The North Up And Running
- Boxing Highlights: Jon-Lewis Dickinson Defends British Cruiserweight Title For Second Time