NEWARK – Joey Spencer picked apart Limberth Ponce usually with as soon as punch at a time for four-as nicely as rounds Saturday night.
Lastly, Spencer allow his arms go in mix in the middle of the fifth spherical and bought the knockout he sought in an 8-round middleweight match FOX televised from Prudential Centre.
Spencer wobbled Ponce with a remaining hook previous to hurting him with a distinct correct hand. He then rocked Ponce with a correct cross that knocked Ponce awkwardly to the canvas and abruptly completed their fight.
Referee Eric Dali straight away stopped the motion the second Ponce went down, together with his right leg bent in a vulnerable place. The formal time of the stoppage was 1:24 of the fifth spherical.
The 21-yr-previous Spencer, of Linden, Michigan, improved to 14- and recorded his tenth knockout. The 30-yr-old Ponce (18-5, 11 KOs), of Rock Island, Illinois, misplaced by knockout for the initially time in his 9-12 months, 23-struggle career.
Keith Idec is a senior author/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He might be achieved on Twitter @Idecboxing.