Demetrius Andrade floored Jason Quigley on a few instances in a ruthless stoppage get as the WBO middleweight champion staked his declare all over again for a massive-name bout.
The unbeaten American overcome Quigley with pace and precision, dropping the Irishman in the opening spherical before Andrade delivered two extra speedy knockdowns to power the intervention of the referee.
Andrade hopes his explosive effectiveness will eventually safe a unification clash in a division which contains IBF king Gennadiy Golovkin and WBC title holder Jermall Charlo.
“I did what I said I would do, I looked excellent and felt great,” mentioned Andrade. “I shipped a information tonight – what is actually up coming and who’s up coming.
“Each and every time I get in the ring, I do a thing diverse, and I can do it all, and whatever I require. Patience.
“So many moments, you see people today get knocked down and then they knock the other male down. So, I hold affected person in there and wait for the photographs to land. But you requested for KOs, and I give you KOs so let’s go.
“I’m 31-, Olympian and Earth winner, so what far more do I will need to do?”
On the Andrade vs Quigley undercard, Australian heavyweight Demsey McKean marked his US debut with a sixth round stoppage victory more than Don Haynesworth.