IBF | Boxing champion had been undefeated for 12 years and his streak ended after a brutal knockout | VIDEO | VIRAL Joe Cordina | Kenichi Ogawa | RMMD | SPORT-TOTAL

A blow that left him on the canvas in an instant and surprised those present. Joe Cordina beat Kenichi Ogawa, who was defending his title in the s

A blow that left him on the canvas in an instant and surprised those present. beat , who was defending his title in the super featherweight division of the International Boxing Federation () in Wales, with a brutal knockout.

The Welsh fighter became a trend after attacking the Japanese with a great right hand to the face, the same one that sent the defending champion to the canvas during the second round.

Although Cordina was in control throughout the match, Ogawa looked for the fight in the first round with a left hook plus three combinations to the face of his opponent.

Despite his attempts, Ogawa was unable to stop Cordina. The Japanese tried to surprise his opponent with an overhand, but ended up being careless and received a direct blow to the jaw – during the minute and fifteen seconds. The defending champion tried to overcome, however referee Michael Alexander’s count ended and Joe became the new champion.

It should be noted that, with this victory, Joe Cordina obtained his fifteenth victory – with nine knockouts – and his fourth victory in a row after the stoppage he had throughout 2020 due to an injury to his right hand. On the other hand, Ogawa loses his belt in the IBF super featherweight category, after obtaining it in November 2021 in the confrontation against Azinga Fuzile.

Cordina gave statements for DAZN Boxing Show and maintained that “I am still excited from last year. I think I still haven’t assimilated what I’ve done. In front of my crowd and knocking out the champion the way I did. It’s an incredible feeling.”

“It was the same blow I gave to Joshua Hernández. The look towards the body, and the right, when you are going up, you are putting your whole body. It feels great, it doesn’t hurt, it’s an amazing feeling. When I went to the corner I looked and I saw his head bounce off the ground and I knew he had done it, “he said.