BLACKBIRD Leys fighters Farhaan Karim and Davis Shimmer secured split decision verdicts at separate shows.

Karim boxed like a veteran to beat Dillon Martin (Ring ABC, Farnham) at Turners Show in Camberley.

Thanks to his clever footwork, the Blackbird Leys boxer caught his opponent with enough jabs to edge the verdict.

Shimmer overcame Blain Macdonald (MK Victor ABC) after a gruelling fight at Bletchley.

Both fighters finished exhausted but Shimmer did just enough to win and complete a memorable weeknd for Blackbird Leys.