Josh Warrington made things look easy as he destroyed French challenger Sofiane Takoucht to retain his IBF featherweight world title on Saturday night in Leeds.
The champion won by knockout within two rounds and called for unification bouts to follow next.
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The fight began with a typically quiet opening round in which Warrington edged slightly ahead.
In the second, the contest exploded into life as the hometown hero, who used to be known as a light puncher, scored a knockdown in the opening minute.
Takoucht quickly – and perhaps naively – jumped straight back to his feet, but was then floored again just moments later.
He was allowed to continue once more, but would not be saved by the bell as Warrington pounced on him for a third time, landing consecutive hurtful shots and causing the referee to stop the contest.
Warrington said post-fight: “It were nothing personal, just business. But I think I took the frustration of not getting a unification out on him.
“I’ve made it very clear, I’m open to any of them.
“Gary Russell Jr’s kicking about Can Xu is WBA ‘regular’ champion, Shakur Stevenson’s fighting for the WBO.
“2020, we’re coming for you all.”