Last night from the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, WBC Cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew, 28-2-1, 18 KO’s, made the first defense of his title by destroying BJ Flores, 32-3-1, 20 KO’s, in just three rounds.
Flores talked a lot of trash leading up to this fight, but it didn’t do him much good in the ring tonight. The first round of the fight was a feel out round for both fighters, with Flores implementing his jab early. The second round is when things started to go downhill fast for the American fighter. He was hit with a body shot and while complaining to the ref that it was a low blow, Bellew rushed him and caught him with a right-left combination, sending him to the canvas for the second time in his career.