Lawrence Okolie floors Nikodem Jezewski on three occasions during a second round knockout victory on the Joshua vs Pulev bill at The SSE Arena in Wembley
By Richard Damerell
Last Updated: 13/12/20 2:44am
Lawrence Okolie swiftly demolished Nikodem Jezewski to stay on course for a WBO cruiserweight title fight next year.
The unbeaten 27-year-old was denied a fight for the vacant WBO belt after Krzysztof Glowacki tested positive for Covid-19, but Okolie made short work of his Polish replacement opponent.
The explosive power in Okolie’s fists was evident in the opening minute as he rattled in a right hand before a body shot sent Jezewski to his knees.
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A straight right hand then sent shockwaves through Jezewski’s legs as he tumbled back to the canvas.
Okolie would not be denied a quick finish and a right hand sent Jezewski tumbling backwards for a third and final time in the second round.
Promoter Eddie Hearn told Sky Sports: “He would have done the same thing to Glowacki!
“Glowacki, Makabu, Breidis – Okolie will go through the whole cruiserweight division before going to heavyweight!”
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Source : Sky Sports