Cruiserweight Chris Billam-Smith began gradual however he ended issues with a vicious bang on the Bournemouth Worldwide Area. (images by Lawrence Lustig)
Billam-Smith (17-1, 12 KOs) blasted out Armend Xhoxhaj (14-3, 7 KOs) within the fifth spherical.
Xhoxhaj got here out urgent and firing within the first two rounds. With very quick arms, he was capable of sting Billam-Smith a number of instances with heavy punches.
Billam-Smith started to return again by the fourth, as his heavier blows had been affecting Xhoxhaj, who was recreation and firing again. Billam-Smith was reduce above the left eye.
Within the fifth, Billam-Smith linked with a multi-fight mixture that brutally despatched Xhoxhaj flat on his again and the struggle was rapidly waved off.