David Avanesyan ruthlessly stopped Liam Taylor in an exciting shootout to defend his European welterweight title at The SSE Enviornment, Wembley.
The Russian’s harmful energy was decisive in a whirlwind couple of rounds as he compelled Taylor to take a knee after which stopped his challenger on the ropes as they traded recklessly at shut quarters at The SSE Enviornment, Wembley.
In a blistering opening spherical, Taylor instantly tried to alternate hooks, and he was quickly compelled to take a knee after a pointy proper hand from Avanesyan.
Taylor clambered to his toes and resumed his defiant assault within the second, however he couldn’t include Avanesyan, who unloaded a flurry of hurtful pictures to immediate the intervention of referee Mark Lyson.
Avanesyan had retained his European belt with one other brutal stoppage victory, having halted Josh Kelly in February.
The 33-year-old might now goal one other well-deserved world title struggle after he was overwhelmed on factors by Lamont Peterson in a battle for the WBA belt in 2017.
Avanesyan’s coach Carl Greaves informed Sky Sports activities: “Pay attention, you have to be a powerful puncher to maintain David off, or he’ll preserve strolling by you want he did tonight.
“He [Taylor] took a heavy shot and the referee did the proper factor, as a result of this man is a good finisher. He is a predator.
“What’s it 5 stoppages back-to-back? All at an excellent degree. We have to transfer on now.
“If we won’t transfer on, we’ll simply preserve doing what we’re doing till the massive alternative comes up and I am certain Neil [Marsh] his supervisor will get him that chance.”