Lawrence Okolie knocks out Krzysztof Glowacki to land WBO world cruiserweight title

The unbeaten 28-year-old Hackney contender created a controlled presentation as he turned into the main male individual from Great Britain’s 2016 Olympics crew to guarantee an expert world title.

Okolie followed the blueprint of mentor Shane McGuigan impeccably, cutting Glowacki over the eye in the fourth and afterward polishing off the Pole with a hazardous right snare.

Glowacki’s just misfortunes in his past 33 expert battles came against elite pair Oleksandr Usyk and Mairis Briedis, and he addressed a critical advance up in class for Okolie.

Okolie, however, set his slow down out with an early solid right hand during the opening round, yet then stayed patient as he hoped to control the battle from distance.

In the fourth, Glowacki’s jawline was tried a few telling punches and right snares as a cut opened over his correct eye.

The Pole was battling to discover his reach, and the end came in the 6th when he was put on his back by another dangerous right from Okolie and checked out.

Okolie said a while later on Sky Sports: “It is insane, I feel upbeat and favored. It is strange.

“I had certainty consistently, was quiet.

“Shane reminded me not to surge, and it went precisely to design. I said I’d complete it between adjusts five and eight.”

The noteworthy triumph stretched out Okolie’s record to 16 undefeated battles, with 13 thump outs.

Okolie will presently target bringing together the division.

“I’m developing into myself as a fighter. It is a cycle,” he added.

“Out of the heroes, Mairis Briedis is the one I’d generally prefer to battle.”

On the undercard at Wembley Arena, Anthony Fowler took out Spaniard Jorge Fortea in the third round of their WBA global super welterweight title session.

Super featherweight Joe Cordina kept up his unbeaten record with a lion’s share choice over Faroukh Kourbanov.

Chris Billam-Smith beat Vasil Ducar with a consistent choice for the empty WBA mainland cruiserweight belt, and featherweight Ellie Scotney won on focuses against Mailys Gangloff, as did Ramla Ali over Bec Connolly.

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