Billy Joe Saunders has sealed victory over Marcelo Esteban Cocere on the Logan Paul vs KSI 2 undercard in Los Angeles.
WBO super middleweight title, Saunders labored against his unfancied opponent, who was fighting his native Argentina for the first time.
But the Briton came to life in the 11th round with two knockdowns – including one brutal uppercut that floored the brave and resilient Coceres.
Saunders continued to land unchallenged shots The Argentine rose to his feet to continue, only for the referee to step in the end.
Hefat Isufi in May – his last fight with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom.
Saunders now has his eye on meetings with the other elite names at super middleweight in Callum Smith, Gennady Golovkin and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez.