Matchroom Fight Camp, Brentwood – In a junior welterweight clash, Dalton Smith (6-0, 5 KOs) crushed Nathan Bennett (9-2, 2 KOs) with a one punch knockout in the fifth round.
Coming in, Bennett had won two in a row since an upset decision loss to Ben Fields in October.
Bennett came out firing in the first round, forcing Smith to trade shots quicker than expected. In the closing seconds, Smith rocked Bennett with big counter and worked him over with quick combinations.
At the start of the second, a left hand staggered Bennett for a moment. He was outboxing and outlanding Bennett during the action. During the third, Smith continued to land the bigger punches. He connected with several big right hands.
Smith was switching up his punches and tagging up Bennett in the fourth. During the fifth, a tremendous right hand sent Bennett down and out. The fight was waved off quickly and Bennett remained down for a moment as he was being helped by the ringside doctors. He eventually made it up to his feet.
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