Scott Harrison defeats Paul Peers after seven years out of the ring results reports fight TKO who won

Scott Harrison defeats Paul Peers after seven years out of the ring

Published On Sunday, July 19, 2020By Tim Rickson

Scott Harrison rolls back the years against Paul Peers

Former WBO world champion Scott Harrison stopped opponent Paul Peers in the third round of a scheduled six-round fight, shortly before his 43rd birthday.

The fight took place at the Northern Hotel in Aberdeen on July 18, licensed by BIBA.

Paul Peers started well and dominated the opening round, but after shaking off the ring rust following a seven-year hiatus, Harrison came into his own in the second round. In the third, Harrison scored a knockdown with a well timed body shot and eventually forced the opposite corner to throw in the towel.

Harrison said post-fight, "My comeback means everything to me and my kids. Thanks and god bless, onto the next fight!"

'The Real McCoy' has plans to become a world champion again, he said prior to the fight: “I’m looking forward to my return to boxing and getting back to work and finishing the last chapter of my boxing career.

“I believe I can win another World title. Boxing is all about taking your opportunity’s and when it’s time to deliver, deliver."

The decorated Scot was a British and Commonwealth featherweight champion and two-time WBO World featherweight titlist. His professional debut was way back in 1996.

He is the son of Peter Harrison, a former Scottish lightweight champion. Outside of the ring, Scott has previously battled with alcohol abuse and depression.

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