NEW YORK, USA - Jermell Charlo retained his World Boxing Council title and stored his unbeaten string alive with a surprising first spherical knockout of Erickson Lubin on Saturday night time, October 14 at the Barclays Middle enviornment.
Charlo gained the battle for bragging rights in the 154-pound division in a matchup of unbeaten fighters as he floored Lubin out with a vicious quick proper hand at 2:41 of the opening spherical.
Charlo, 27, improved to 30-Zero with 15 knockouts in the second protection of his tremendous welterweight title.
The 22-year-previous Lubin suffered the first loss of his profession, falling to 18- with 13 KOs.
In the first of three consecutive title fights on Saturday, Jarrett Hurd made his first title protection by retaining his Worldwide Boxing Federation belt with a 10th spherical stoppage of veteran Austin Trout.
The unbeaten Hurd stored his report of by no means preventing previous the 10th spherical alive as the physician stopped the combat earlier than the opening bell to start out the 11th spherical with Hurd dominating Trout.
Hurd completed southpaw Trout off with a collection of stinging lefts late in the ultimate spherical that had the defenseless challenger staggering round the ring.
"I at all times come on robust at the finish of the combat," Hurd stated.
Hurd improved to 21-Zero whereas fellow American Trout, who has a win over Miguel Cotto on his resume, drops to 30-Four.
Hurd fought along with his arms down round his waist for a portion of the combat however he nonetheless managed to land blows when he needed to. Hurd suffered a minimize above his left eye from a head butt in the seventh spherical. – Rappler.com