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Ritson vs Patera: David Allen destroys Samir Nebo inside one round

Image: David Allen celebrates another stoppage win

David Allen stopped Samir Nebo with a punishing body shot to record an impressive first-round knockout victory on Saturday.

The 'White Rhino', back in the ring after a career-best win over Nick Webb in July, received frenetic support at the Metro Radio Arena and he delivered in style, finishing Nebo in the opening period of their heavyweight encounter.

Allen blasted out the blocks and quickly cornered his German counterpart, pummeling home a series of nasty body shots. Nebo looked to tuck up but a final blow to the midriff area left him grimacing on the canvas, unable to beat the count.

Allen targets the body
Image: Allen targets the body

Now 15-4-2, Allen hopes for a quick turnaround and promoter Eddie Hearn wants the Doncaster heavyweight to return to action in the next few months.

"I'm getting a bit of experience and things are coming together, I can pick my shots and take my time." Allen said.

"I can punch really hard, I've knocked everyone out who I've beat. All the fights I've lost I haven't been able to hit them. When I do land, I will take them out. I don't do nerves, Tonight I had everything to lose.

"Ideally, I would like a few more ten-rounders, I need experience and training. I will fight anybody."

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