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Last Updated: Thursday, 16 June, 2005, 21:06 GMT 22:06 UK
Victorious Cook seeks world tilt
Nicky Cook remains unbeaten
Nicky Cook is still unbeaten
Nicky Cook added the British featherweight title to his European and Commonwealth belts by knocking out Dazzo Williams in the second round.

A devastating body punch did the damage in front of Cook's home fans in Dagenham as the winner underlined his world-class credentials.

And Williams never looked like getting up again after sinking to his knees, as referee John Keane completed the count.

Cook is now chasing a world title shot with WBO champion Scott Harrison.

"The tactics paid off. I'm ready for a world title fight, and if Scott Harrison wants it, he can have it," said a jubilant Cook.

I've matured a lot as a fighter in the last 18 months and I feel I'm ready now
Nicky Cook

With Scotland's Harrison currently being lined up for a possible unification fight against WBA and IBF holder Juan Manuel Marquez later this year, that might have to wait.

But Cook insists he is ready, saying: "I should be in with a realistic chance of a world title fight before the end of the year.

"I've matured a lot as a fighter in the last 18 months, and I feel I'm ready now."

Cook, 25, is now unbeaten in 25 fights as a professional.

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