Moments ago at the Barclays Center in Brookly, New York, undefeated WBO jr. middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade made easy work of challenger Brian Rose, dropping him two times en route to a 7th round stoppage. Andrade set the tone of the fight early, dropping Rose with a straight left hand just minutes into the first round. After that, the challenger never really had an opportunity to get back into the fight as Andrade continued to find a home for his straight left.
The champion continued to beat the challenger to the punch throughout the fight with quick combinations, forcing him to stay on the defensive. When Rose did try to open up, he was met with a counter right hook that floored him again in the 3rd round. By the 6th round, it was target for Andrade, who began breaking rose down with punches upstairs and downstairs. Andrade turned it up in the 7th round as he began landing devastating uppercuts and more combinations, battering and bloodying the face of Rose. Finally, the referee had seen enough and called a halt to the punishment at 1:19 of the round.
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