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Brant KOs Perez on ShoBox

The beginning of the end came in the third round, right as the commentators were giving a compliment to Brant's improved boxing skills.
Rob Brant KOs Decarlo Perez at ShoBox.

Rob Brant KOs Decarlo Perez at ShoBox.

Boxing fans were treated another week in a row as another amazing knockout in the world of boxing took place this weekend from the Casino Del Sol in the beautiful Tuscon, Arizona. The vacant WBA-NABA Middleweight title was up for grabs in a ten-round affair on ShoBox between Decarlo Perez (15-3-1) and the undefeated prospect Rob Brant(19-0).

Decarlo Perez has fought some pretty good competition in the past but is known as more of a point fighter that wins tough fought decisions. His opponent Rob Brant is known more for his heavy power and high punch output as he threw close to 100 punches per round before an onslaught in the third round.

The beginning of the end came in the third round, right as the commentators were giving a compliment to Brant's improved boxing skills. Brant circled a bit and moved forward with a strong double-jab to setup the quick and beautiful right-hand that crumbled and sent Decarlo Perez awkwardly down into the ropes. The fight was stopped then, as the referee saw that Perez was immediately unconscious at impact.

This makes Brant the new WBA-NABA Middleweight champion and moves his record to 19-0 and makes him one of boxing's top middleweight prospects. If he can keep knocking opponents out as fast as he is, he can find himself fighting some of the top stars in the world.

 Obviously he would need another four or five wins to be talked about as a serious world title contender. He's in a division that has many champions; like Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin, and Daniel Jacobs. If these champions keep defending their belts at the pace they are, new contender are going to be needed. . The right timing and management for Brant, could see himself fighting the likes of Peter Quillin and David Lemieux, who are both in dire need of a win.

Let's see what the future brings for this contender.