Unbeaten heavyweight contender and former British and Commonwealth champion Tyson Fury (18-0, 13 KO’s) stopped his hand-picked opponent 40-year-old Martin Rogan (14-3, 7 KO’s) in the 5th round to capture the Irish heavyweight title on Saturday night in the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Fury dropped Rogan with a hard right hook to the body to get the stoppage at the very end of the round. Rogan got up but the towel was thrown in to get the fight halted. Rogan looked exhausted, like a three fighter that had gone two rounds further than his aging body would allow.
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