By Francisco Salazar
Welterweight Dusty Hernandez-Harrison stopped James Wayka in the first round late Saturday night at the Masonic Temple in Norfolk, Virginia.
The 21-year-old Hernandez-Harrison improves to 28-0, 15 KOs. Wayka, who has lost his last six bouts in a row, drops to 16-14-1, 8 KOs.
Hernandez-Harrison was coming off a fifth round technical knockout win over Carlos Winston Velasquez in Miami, Florida on August 15.
Word is Hernandez-Harrison could fight on the undercard of the Miguel Cotto-Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez fight at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. on November 21.
Hernadez-Harrison, who hails from Washington, D.C., is promoted by Roc Nation.
Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingscene.com since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Ventura County (CA) Star newspaper, RingTV, and Knockout Nation. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing