Jake Purdy has become the UK No. 1 in Muay Thai after beating previous No. 1 Solomon Wickstead. The FSC Honiton fighter, who was ranked third in the UK, was only given three weeks' notice for the fight after British No. 2 Chris Shaw was forced to withdraw due to illness.In front of a capacity 5,000 fans at Bolton's Macron Stadium, Purdy took an eight count after a headkick in round one but the 20-year-old rallied and put Wickstead into an eight count in round three before winning in the fifth.