33-year-old EBU light middleweight champion Lukas Konecny (48-3, 23 KO’s) defeated Frances’ Salim Larbi (17-2-1, 4 KO’s) by a 7th round TKO on Thursday night to capture the interim WBO light middleweight title at the Vodova Arena, Brno, Czech Republic. Konecny flattened Larbi in the 7th. The fight was then halted by referee Andre Van Grootenbruel.