Conor Benn blasted aside Chris Algieri with a fourth spherical knockout victory because the British welterweight contender took a unique stage in the direction of a surroundings title battle.
The unbeaten 25-calendar year-outdated once more proven his punch capacity in opposition to Algieri, who was dropped by a remaining hook within the 2nd spherical previous to Benn drastically ended the wrestle two rounds in a while with a correct hand on the M&S Lender Area.
As Algieri backed to the ropes, Benn trapped out a inflexible jab prematurely of following with a straight proper that despatched the New Yorker crashing expertise forwards onto the canvas the place by he was counted out.
On the Benn vs Algieri invoice, Katie Taylor defended her undisputed surroundings lightweight titles with a unanimous choice achieve in extra of Firuza Sharipova.
The Irish star was pressured to get the job executed robust for victory over the Kazakh challenger, who was deducted a spot for hitting on the cut up, as Taylor acquired the decision with scores of 98-92, 97-92, 96-93.
Liverpudlian Robbie Davies Jr additionally claimed the WBA Continental tremendous-lightweight belt instantly after a second spherical knockout of Henry Lundy.
Earlier than within the evening, Joe Cordina prolonged his unbeaten report back to 14 wins with a unanimous choice victory over Miko Khatchatryan.