Brandon Adams wins photograph by Tom Hogan
Former world title challenger and winner of The Contender, Brandon Adams scored a spectacular eighth-round stoppage over beforehand undefeated Serhii Bohachuk to seize the WBC Continental Americas and WBO NABO Junior Middleweight titles in the primary occasion of a Ring Metropolis USA card on the Felix Pagan Pintor Health club in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
The was televised on NBC Sports activities Community.
Adams got here out sturdy within the early rounds as he took management by engaged on the within. In spherical three, he was questionably deducted some extent for low blows on punches that landed on the excessive beltline of Bohachuck.
Adams continued pushing on as he not solely battled Bohachuk, however a slippery ring floor. The Watts, California native confirmed his championship expertise as he hung robust within the center rounds and waited for, and finally received his second in spherical eight.
In that spherical, Adams landed an enormous left hook that harm Bohachuk alongside the ropes. Adams jumped on his prey and landed one other booming left hook on the chin that despatched Bohachuk to the canvas. Bohachuk received to his ft, however stumbled, and the struggle was stopped at 2:47.
“It was actual robust in there with the ring being moist, and the referee taking that time. I needed to dig in deep, and no matter what was taking place throughout that struggle, it was me towards them, and I needed to embody that and use the entire energy that I needed to join on a kind of punches from “The Cannon,”” stated Adams.
“He introduced one other aspect out of me that I knew was in me, however the folks received to see it tonight. I’m knowledgeable. I’ve to determine the best way to get The W,. I’m going to maintain on doing what I’ve to do to maintain profitable.”
With the win, Adams, who’s promoted by Banner Promotions and The Match of Contenders is now 23-3 with 15 knockouts. Bohachuk, who got here in excellent, is now 18-1 with 18 knockouts.