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Kal Yafai brushes aside Spanish title holder

Phil Jay 08/12/2012

The stage was set once again at the London Olympia for hot property Kal Yafai to shine once again and the Birmingham fighter did not disappoint with a predictably impressive performance.

The 23 year-old former Team GB member signalled his knockout intentions from the off against the much slighter Jorge Perez and dropped the Spanish title holder with a vicious body shot in the opening round.

The marauding Yafai took a couple of shots himself in the second, although retaining his domination in the process and systematically too Perez apart in the next two rounds with some heavy-handed combinations.

Referee Mark Green and Perez’s corner were in unison in ending the fight in the third session as Yafai proved his status as one of the top performers in the country at 118lbs and moves on to 6-0 with his fifth stoppage.

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