Solomon Dacres turned English heavyweight champion in emphatic trend by seeing off Robert Ismay in simply 5 minutes and 4 seconds.
Earlier than this outing in opposition to native favourite Ismay on the Newcastle Area, Dacres had managed just one stoppage in his 5 wins up to now.
However he weathered some early stress from his opponent within the first after which dismantled him within the second right here.
Dacres had smiled because the a lot shorter Ismay had some success along with his jab and even landed an overhand proper within the opening spherical.
However he created a gap with an correct left hook-right hand mixture inside the primary minute of spherical two after which went in for the end.
Ismay refused to buckle when a knockdown may need really helped him. As an alternative he was a sitting goal for Dacres, who was touchdown at will with each fingers.
In the long run, Ismay was really trying to fireside again when referee Ron Kearney stepped in to wave it off, which supplied an unsatisfying end at 2:04 of the second.
However Dacres mentioned: “I might’ve simply carried on throwing the punches, if he didn’t cease it then I might have stored hitting him and he may need received extra damage.
“There was a bit extra stress, a hostile away crowd, however I handled it very well and I’m trying ahead to getting the following one.
“In my first few fights I’ve had guys who had been actually robust who tried to outlive however Ismay was there to win, giving me openings and that’s once I’ll begin touchdown my pictures.”
Promoter Eddie Hearn revealed he’s already eying a battle between Dacres and one other of his promising heavyweights Fabio Wardley, who’s the present British champion, earlier than the top of the yr.
Hearn mentioned: “Should you’re going to be a contender within the division you’ll want to be dismantling individuals like Ismay, like that.
“I feel he’s a few fights away from the British title. I feel the British title battle is a good battle with Fabio Wardley.”