Okolie Knocks Out Watkins

Lawrence Okolie would walk into York Hall a little heavier on Wednesday, as he knocked out Luke Watkins and earn the Commonwealth cruiserweight title.

Okolie’s destructive power was on display, as Watkins would wind up on his back inthe third round,

Okolie’s long reach proved to be the early indicator of championship glory, as he fended off Watkins,

Body shots would open the door for the Hackney native, as he’d finish off Watkins, and claim his first major title in his ninth career fight.

 

Original Story: Sky Sports

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