WBC silver heavyweight champion Efe Ajagba obtained his revenge over Joe Goodall of their rematch on Sunday (Nigerian time).
The hard-hitting Nigerian heavyweight contender stopped Australia’s Goodall within the fourth spherical of their 10-round primary occasion at Tahoe Blue Occasion Heart in Stateline, Nevada.
Referee Tony Weeks stopped their battle 50 seconds into the fourth spherical as a result of Goodall had taken too many unanswered punches.
Ajagba improved his document to 19-1 and produced his 14th knockout. Brisbane’s Goodall (10-2-1, 9 KOs), who was nonetheless standing when their battle ended, misplaced inside the space for the primary time throughout his five-year professional profession.
Ajagba avenged his split-decision defeat to Goodall on the 2014 Commonwealth Video games in Glasgow, Scotland. Goodall got here into their battle after producing his most noteworthy skilled win, a sixth-round stoppage of Stephan Shaw on July 22 at FireLake Area in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Shaw (18-2, 13 KOs) went the space with Ajagba in his earlier battle, a 10-rounder that Ajagba gained by unanimous choice on January 14 in Verona, New York.
Ajagba drilled Goodall with a proper hand that wobbled Goodall about 35 seconds into the fourth spherical. Sensing that Goodall was able to go, Ajagba unloaded an array of energy punches that made the referee step between them to spare Goodall from taking pointless punishment.
Ajagba has now efficiently defended his WBC title for the primary time as he continues to construct his identify within the heavyweight division.
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