Jose Zepeda knocked out Ivan Baranchyk on Saturday evening to finish one of the vital action-packed fights boxing has seen in latest occasions.
The back-and-forth bout consisted of an unimaginable eight knockdowns in 5 rounds, with each males hitting the deck on a number of events.
All of it started with Belarus’ Baranchyk seizing the initiative and placing his opponent on the ground twice in spherical one.
Within the second, Zepeda turned the tables and floored Baranchyk, just for Baranchyk to stand up and put him down once more.
Zepeda then seemed to have totally turned the battle in his favour as he knocked Baranchyk down as soon as in spherical three and as soon as in spherical 4.
However Baranchyk battled again once more and scored a knockdown early in spherical 5.
Zepeda then ended the competition with a shocking left hand. A one-punch KO to place him on the verge of a super-lightweight title shot.
The winner Zepeda mentioned, “I really feel nice as a result of I received the battle.
“It was a tough battle, and I’m considering, ‘Man, boxing is difficult. It’s no simple recreation.’ Boxing, it’s powerful, and it’s a must to give it 100 p.c as a result of it’s a tough sport.
“Each of us are climbing up, and any individual needed to keep. I used to be capable of win the battle, and I instructed him, ‘Thanks for the battle. It was a fantastic battle.’
“I do know I’m powerful. I didn’t understand how powerful I used to be. Tonight, I confirmed myself, too. I’ve by no means been in a battle like this. It was a fantastic studying expertise.”