Toyota Arena in Ontario, California - In a battle of heavyweights, hot prospect Efe Ajagba (12-0, 10 KOs) suffered his first knockdown and was dealing a tough fight than expected, but still stopped Iago Kiladze (26-5-1, 18 KOs) in the fifth round. (photos by Stephanie Trapp, Fox Sports).
Ajagba managed to rock Kiladze early in the first round. Kiladze battled back and was able to weather the storm. Kiladze was trading and landing punches on Ajagba in the second.
Ajagba was landing the harder shots that were rocking Kiladze back. A big right hand dropped Kiladze down. Ajagba nearly stopped him as he battered Kiladze with some punches.
They were trading away at the start of the third. Kiladze was rocked bad and wobbling all over the place, and then out of nowhere dropped Ajagba hard with a hook. They went back to trading shots in the fourth, with Ajagba having the edge.
Kiladze was getting rocked again early in the fifth as they were trading shots. A big right hand dropped Kiladze hard again. Ajagba jumped on him for the finish, and Kiladze's corner stopped the fight.