By Mark Eisner: Unbeaten middleweight contender Kamil Szeremeta (21-0, 5 KOs) destroyed an over-matched Oscar Cortes (27-5, 14 KOs) by a 2nd round knockout on Saturday night on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko on dazn at madison square garden in new york.
Cortes, 26, was knocked down twice by Szeremeta. The fight was halted by referee : Benjy Esteves Jr. at 0:45 of round 2.
Kamil Szeremeta ended the fight with beautiful combination
Szeremeta, 29, dropped Cortes with a four-punch combination in the 2nd round. The badly hurt Cortes rolled around on the canvas before attempting to get back to his feet. He then fell back down. At that point, the referee helped Cortes back to his corner, and the fight was stopped by the ringside doctor.
In round 1, Szeremeta caught Cortes with a hard left hook to the head that knocked him down. Cortes never saw the shot coming, and he hit the deck hard.
Nikita Ababiy stops Isiah Seldon
Undefeated super middleweight prospect Nikita Ababiy (7-0, 6 KOs) looked sensational in stopping Isiah Seldon (13-3-1, 4 KOs) by a 1st round knockout.
Brian Ceballo defeats Ramal Amanov
Unbeaten welterweight prospect Brian Ceballo (11-0, 6 KOs) put on a clinic tonight in throwing blistering combinations to stop previously unbeaten Ramal Amanov (16-1, 5 KOs) by a third round technical knockout.
The ringside doctor advised that the fight be halted due to an injured cheekbone. The official time of the stoppage was at 1:20 o round 3.