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Khitrov has stopped Luiskhoum in the 3rd round (photo + video)
January 9, 2015, fri, USA, Cabazon, Casino "Morongo"
26-year-old Ukrainian middleweight Eugene Khitrov (8-0, 8 KO) has confirmed once again its reputation and note puncher and a promising prospect, in disposing of the 37-year-old American Maurice Luiskhoum (8-1-1, 4 KOs), also previously unbeaten, in less than three rounds.
Already in the start of the three-minute bout of unilateral Ukrainian forced opponent spit out the burl and sent him down with a series of three right-wing cross. In the second round Luiskhoum several times was on the verge of a knock-down, but stood still, finished again embossed mouth burl. At the beginning of the third three-minute Khitrov again "pushed" opponent and Luiskhoum's burl again flew into the hall. At this point, the referee stopped the fight and gave the victory to Eugene by TKO.
Thus, cunning retained absolute measure of early victories, and Luiskhoum suffered the first defeat of his career.