Demetrius Andrade floored Jason Quigley on three events in a ruthless stoppage win because the WBO middleweight champion staked his declare once more for a big-name bout.
The unbeaten American overwhelmed Quigley with velocity and accuracy, dropping the Irishman within the opening spherical earlier than Andrade delivered two extra fast knockdowns to pressure the intervention of the referee.
Andrade hopes his explosive efficiency will lastly safe a unification conflict in a division which incorporates IBF king Gennadiy Golovkin and WBC title holder Jermall Charlo.
“I did what I stated I might do, I appeared good and felt good,” stated Andrade. “I delivered a message tonight – what’s subsequent and who’s subsequent.
“Each time I get within the ring, I do one thing completely different, and I can do all of it, and no matter I want. Endurance.
“So many instances, you see individuals get knocked down after which they knock the opposite man down. So, I maintain affected person in there and await the photographs to land. However you requested for KOs, and I offer you KOs so let’s go.
“I am 31-0, Olympian and World champion, so what extra do I must do?”
On the Andrade vs Quigley undercard, Australian heavyweight Demsey McKean marked his US debut with a sixth spherical stoppage victory over Don Haynesworth.