G | 44 PBP Commentary
The bell rings for round one and we are underway!
Torres throws an uppercut from half a mile away. Burns sees it coming and avoids it easily.
Torres throws a hook to the side of Burns's head but Burns sees it coming and ducks under it beautifully.
Torres misses the jab.
Burns gets cracked there but stands up to it.
#CUT2#It looks like Gavin Burns has been cut.
Torres takes one on the chin but seems OK.
Torres looks more muscular than last time we saw him. He must have been on the weights.
Pablo Torres seems to be the more aggressive standup fighter in this bout.#KD2#
Torres sends Burns crashing to the mat with a devastating uppercut! Torres is motioning to the referee to let Burns up. He wants to try and finish this one on the feet!#ROC2#Burns is rocked!
Burns seems to be moving with more speed, compared to his last bout. He must have been working on that in the gym.
This has been an exciting period of action!
Burns ducks under a wild hook from Torres.
Oh Burns is still all over the place! His legs are completely gone! Will he be able to recover?!!
Burns misses with a body shot.
A big left from Burns misses.
Burns seems to have got his legs back now.
Torres lands a jab to Burns's midsection.
Torres throws a hook to the body but it doesn't connect.
Torres throws a hook but Burns avoids it easily.
A counter left hand to the body from Burns misses its target.
Burns throws a looping overhand right but Torres ducks down to avoid it. #T1#
Torres pounces like a tiger and cracks Burns with a vicious hook! Burns is down but not out! Torres follows up with more strikes forcing the ref to jump in and stop it!
Ladies and gentlemen, after 1:06 of round 1, we have a winner by way of TKO (Punches). Pablo Torres!
Pablo Torres is the new heavyweight champion!
Pablo Torres seemed lost for words in his post fight interview but he remembered to thank his fans and directed everyone to his website.