Edgar Berlanga knocks out Padraig McCrory, whereas Eddie Hearn says Canelo Alvarez is subsequent

Edgar Berlanga got here out victorious on Saturday night time in Orlando, beating Padraig McCrory through a sixth spherical stoppage.

The 26-year-old is now 22-0 with 17 KOs. McCrory is the second Eire-born fighter Berlanga has defeated in a row, having gained towards Jason Quigley in his earlier combat.

Edgar Berlanga stops Padraig McCrory in Spherical 6

Berlanga was targeted and aggressive from begin to end. He had a extremely robust Spherical 4, constantly touchdown heavy photographs that buckled McCrory repeatedly. The Irishman did effectively to remain up.

Berlanga continued to look sharp, following up with a stable Spherical 5 the place he could not miss together with his punches.

In Spherical 6, Berlanga completed the job.

McCrory had taken a ton of punishment, leading to a knockdown. He acquired up however the towel had been thrown.

After the combat, Berlanga went as much as McCrory in his nook and advised him he was “proud” of him. The 2 then raised one another’s palms in the course of the ring.

Canelo subsequent for Edgar Berlanga?

Within the post-fight interview, Berlanga talked about that he “desires Canelo proper now“. He stated he thinks boxing wants a giant Puerto Rican vs Mexican rivalry.

Berlanga is now the WBA obligatory challenger for Canelo. Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn stated he believes a combat between the 2 will occur this yr.

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