Middleweight sensation Edgar Berlanga made it 12 first-round knockouts in as many fights, stopping the usually durable Frenchman Gregory Trenel in 2:24. Trenel had never been knocked out in 17 previous professional fights.
“We went over the tape in the gym. It’s just repetition. We go over the same things, and each time we fight, we execute. He was a tough opponent. He took a good shot. He didn’t go down. He didn’t want to go down.
“I felt the love from the crowd and my friend Fat Joe walked me to the ring. It was a great night. I’m proud to represent my Puerto Rican people.”