Photos: Lawrence Okolie Captures EBU Crown, Stops Ngabu

O2 Arena, London – In a battle of unbeatens for the EBU cruiserweight title, Lawrence Okolie (14-0, 11 KOs) stopped Yves Ngabu (20-1, 14 KOs) in the seventh round. (photos by Mark Robinson)

The first six rounds were not that exciting and very close with both boxers staying inside with a lot of holding and Okolie using his range to create a lot of problems for Ngabu.

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In the seventh, Okolie landed a hard shot to the jaw that puts Ngabu in serious trouble. His legs were gone and he went staggering back to ropes – which promoted the referee to quickly jump in and wave off the contest.

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