Avtandil Khurtsidze (33-2-2, 22 KOs) knocked out previously unbeaten Tommy Langford (18-1, 6 KOs) in the fifth round on Saturday night at the Leicester Arena.
Khurtsidze captured the vacant WBO interim middleweight belt and will now challenge world titleholder Billy Joe Saunders next.
After Khurtsidze landed some hard blows in the opening round, Langford utilised his height and reach advantage by scoring with jabs from distance in the second.
Langford was doing a good job of avoiding the…
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