The number of top-16 seeds in this year’s UK Championship has been whittled down to just five after another day of shocks at the Barbican Centre on Tuesday.
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Mark Allen is through to the last 32 of the UK Championship after beating Joe O’Connor 6-4 in York on Saturday night.
The Champion of Champions returns next week for its ninth edition in as many seasons, so let’s recap on the previous eight finals.
The Rocket previously won the tournament in 2017.
It ends a run of nine match victories in a row on the Main Tour for the Northern Irishman.
The Scot won’t feature at the venue stages of the ranking event in January.
The Australian was in fine scoring form at the Chase Leisure Centre.
There could be a lot of chopping and changing this season.
The 35 year-old secured a sixth career ranking success and first on home soil.
The showdown took place amid a frenzied atmosphere in Belfast.