Dan Azeez blasted Hosea Burton to a halt in the seventh round to turn out to be the new British light-heavyweight champion at The SSE Arena, Wembley.
Azeez dominated the battle with his relentless aggression from the opening round and he trapped Burton in the corner with a brutal barrage of punches to pressure the referee’s intervention.
In a fiery opening round, Azeez dug in body shots on Burton, who suffered a bloodied nose right after he was wobbled by a looping proper hand.
Swift ideal fingers from Azeez ongoing to problems Burton in the 2nd round, when the south Londoner landed a thudding left hook in the third.
Azeez was firmly in command, spitting out photographs with swarming assaults in the fourth, and he staggered Burton with a stiff jab in the fifth.
Blood smeared all over the face of Burton and he slumped on to the ropes just after a leaping punch from Azeez in the sixth round.
Burton’s defences eventually unravelled following a substantial proper hand from Azeez, who pumped out punches till the referee stepped in to sign the end.