John Riel Casimero of the Philippines designed a profitable to start with defence of his WBO bantamweight crown on Saturday, knocking out Ghana’s Duke Micah in the third spherical of their title battle in Connecticut.
Then he celebrated in style, dropping to the canvas and doing a established of just one-handed drive-ups.
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The thirty-12 months-outdated from Leyte dominated Micah in the course of with a series of punishing overall body blows, setting a frenetic tempo from the opening bell at the Mohegan Solar Arena in Uncasville.
Casimero, who enhanced to thirty-four, with 21 knockouts, experienced Micah in trouble in the next spherical, sending the challenger crashing to the canvas with a left hook that left the Ghanaian clinging on.
Micah managed to endure into the third spherical, but with Casimero sensing victory, the Filipino released an early onslaught and when a left adopted by a proper uppercut left Micah reeling, the referee stepped in to call a halt.
Casimero’s dominance was highlighted in the write-up-battle stats, with the Filipino revealed to have landed 24 overall body photographs to Micah’s four.