Daniel Jacobs shows his class and puts Billy Joe Saunders fight in the frame | Kevin Mitchell

Eddie Hearn’s American middleweight put Golovkin defeat behind him by outpointing Luís Arias and Hearn will have some negotiating to do if Frank Warren’s Saunders wins in Canada next month

Eddie Hearn’s invasion of America was not quite on a par with that of Colin Welland, who led the Chariots of Fire charge at the 1982 Oscars with his “The British Are Coming” battlecry – but it was good enough for Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs.

The New York middleweight with a back story that would have delighted the late British scriptwriter kept his story rolling in the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in his hometown on Saturday night, comfortably seeing off the quality challenge of the previously unbeaten Luís Arias over 12 rounds that never approached the drama of Jacobs’s fight with Gennady Golovkin in the more prestigious Madison Square Garden last March.

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