Demetrius Andrade floored Jason Quigley on three events in a ruthless stoppage gain as the WBO middleweight winner staked his assert again for a major-name bout.
The unbeaten American confused Quigley with pace and accuracy, dropping the Irishman in the opening round ahead of Andrade shipped two much more swift knockdowns to drive the intervention of the referee.
Andrade hopes his explosive functionality will at last protected a unification clash in a division which consists of IBF king Gennadiy Golovkin and WBC title holder Jermall Charlo.
“I did what I claimed I would do, I looked fantastic and felt superior,” stated Andrade. “I sent a concept tonight – what’s following and who’s up coming.
“Each time I get in the ring, I do some thing various, and I can do it all, and no matter what I need. Tolerance.
“So a lot of periods, you see men and women get knocked down and then they knock the other dude down. So, I preserve patient in there and hold out for the shots to land. But you asked for KOs, and I give you KOs so let’s go.
“I’m 31-, Olympian and Entire world winner, so what additional do I require to do?”
On the Andrade vs Quigley undercard, Australian heavyweight Demsey McKean marked his US debut with a sixth spherical stoppage victory above Don Haynesworth.