Ghana's Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe proved too strong for Japan's Hidenori Otake on Saturday night at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, USA.
The clash was the Ghanaian first defence of his WBO world super bantamweight title and he made it quick, stopping the Japanese warrior in round one.
Otake went down twice before the contest was waved off by the referee.
Dogboe (20-0, 13 KOs) blasted down Otake (31-3-3) with a good hook in the second minute of the first.
Otake made it up, but another series of shots made his gloves touch the mat for the second knockdown – and another flurry of big shots forced the referee to step in and wave off the fight.
Otake had never been stopped before in his career.
Dogboe first won the belt last April after dethroning then champion Jessie Magdaleno. The 23 year-old hard puncher destroyed the Mexican in round 11.
The win made Dogboe the youngest world champion to come from Ghana.
Immediately after Otake's win, Dogboe called out WBA world super bantamweight Danny Roman.
"I knew i will stop Otake and i have done it. My next aim is a unification fight and i'm ready for it," he said.
"Danny Roman wherever you are i'm ready for you. Come out and let us rumble."
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