Jr middleweight Brian Rose (23-1-1, 7 KOs) scored a twelfth round TKO over former world champion Joachim Alcine (33-4-1, 19 KOs) on Saturday night at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, England. A barrage of punches in round twelve by Rose lead to a referee’s stoppage. Time was :59.
Earlier featherweight Lee Selby (15-1, 6 KOs) stopped previously unbeaten Corey McConnell (11-1-1) in a clash for the Commonwealth featherweight belt. McConnell down round three and round five. The bout was stopped at 1:16 of round five.