By Eric Thomas: WBA World middleweight champion Rob Brant (25-1, 17 KOs) used his high work rate and exemplary technical skills to conquer the young 21-year-old challenge Khasan Baysangurov (17-1, 7 KOs) by an 11th round knockout on Friday night in his eponymous title defense on ESPN at the Grand Casino Hinckley in Hinckley, Minnesota.
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28, brant, battered the inexperienced Baysangurov from start to finish in a fight that was into the idea where you had to wonder exactly what the Very Best Rank matchmakers do in putting this fight together from the first location. Brant was hitting him at will in the round with body shots and flurried around Baysangurov. Baysangurov went down under a hail of fire out of Brant. Baysangurov got in and was met with more shots that were heavy from Brant, which directed to referee Mark Nelson stepping in and stopping the competition. The state time of the stoppage was at 1:42 of round 1 1.
Earlier from the battle, Brant knocked Baysangurov down in the second round into the mind with a Perfect hand.
This wasn’t the fight that a few Boxing fans had expected it’d be. Baysangurov lacked power the speed , defensive abilities or the work speed to keep up with Brant, who had been having an easy time battering him at will. In beating the young Baysangurov this was a fight for Brant. 1,200 cries were thrown over by brant in beating Ryota. A large number of shots threw also, because he had been able to achieve due to the shortage of power.
“You can find coNFLicts to be made. We have to keep pushing. Canelo Alvarez is recognized by many as the champion at middleweight, also that I ’d love a fight with him down the road,” Brant said following the fight.
“Baysangurov needed a good jab,” Brant said. “I started just a little cluttered, along with my trainer (Eddie Mustafa Muhammad) explained in the corner to relax. I waited to come, and it came from the round. ”
Baysangurov’s jab had no iNFLuence pat those shots to rain large levels of cries on him one after another. You have give Brant charge for using a great engine. He just never got tired tonight. In case this was an older fashioned 1-5 round fight, Brant readily would have gone that distance and still looked fresh at the ending.
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