Lejarraga defends European title
Kerman Lejarraga (34-2, 26 KOs) stopped Jack Flatley (17-2-1, 4 KOs) in the ninth round with a spectacular one-punch knockout at Matchroom Boxing in Bilbao. Thus, the Spaniard defended his European title in the middleweight division.
Flatley was knocked down in the first round of the fight for the EBU belt. The 27-year-old boxer was also on the floor in the eighth and ninth rounds. Moments later, the fight was stopped.
On the same evening, Damian Bacho (12-0, 3 KOs) defeated Guillermo Rivero (8-1-1, 1 KOs) via TKO in the seventh round. At stake was the Spanish super middleweight title.