Daniyar Yeleussinov became the third opponent Friday evening to knock out Julius Indongo.
If nothing else, he removed Indongo within the equal round as Regis Prograis knocked him out and a round earlier than Terence Crawford stopped the ex-junior welterweight champion. Yeleussinov dropped Indongo once apiece in the first and 2d rounds, and referee Christopher younger halted the motion after Indongo bought up from the second knockdown.
The official time of the stoppage become 1:24 of the second circular in a scheduled 10-circular welterweight bout on the Daniel Jacobs-Gabe Rosado undercard at difficult Rock inn & casino in Hollywood, Florida.
Kazakhstan’s Yeleussinov, a 2016 Olympic gold medalist, upped his list to 10-0 and produced his sixth knockout. The 37-year-historic Indongo (23-3, 12 KOs), a former IBF/WBA 140-pound champion from Windhoek, Namibia, has misplaced three of his previous 4 bouts by knockout.
The 29-12 months-historic Yeleussinov sent Indongo to the canvas within the 2d round with a left hand to the aspect of his head. Indongo beat young’s count, however he walked far from young and obviously do not have persevered in opposition t the dangerous Yeleussinov.
a brief left by way of Yeleussinov floored Indongo within the first round. The robust southpaw appeared to be on his method to a primary-circular knockout, but Indongo made it to the end of the outlet round.
Keith Idec is a senior writer/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He may also be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.