By Miguel Maravilla at ringside
Tijuana’s undefeated middleweight and former world champion Jaime Munguia (40-0, 32 KOs) scored a fifth-round knockout over Jimmy “Kilrain” Kelly (26-3, 10 KOs) of Manchester, England Saturday night time on the Honda Middle in Anaheim, California.
Feeling one another out within the opening spherical, Munguia and Kelly jabbed. Smith got here out firing and had a great spherical within the second, letting his palms go connecting as he backed Munguia. Boxing and feinting in spherical three, Munguia stalked as Kelly was on his toes transferring and popping the jab. Kelly saved letting his palms go boxing properly maintaining his distance in spherical 4 as Munguia pressed, a stable proper hand related for Munguia on the bell to finish the spherical.
Within the fifth, Munguia started to select up the strain, a short-left hook discovered its mark for Munguia as he dropped Kelly. Getting up rapidly, Munguia despatched him to the canvas a second time with an uppercut. Munguia dropped Kelly a 3rd time and referee Thomas Taylor had seen sufficient and stopped the combat at 2:57.
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