The Moment Josh Taylor Stopped Ohara Davies Inside The Distance

The precise moment Josh Taylor stopped Ohara Davies in what can only be described as an absolute masterclass by Taylor tonight.

From start to finish Josh Taylor exuded all the confidence and belief of a future world champion.

Cool, calm and assured, he broke Ohara Davies down with excellent punch variation to both the body and head early on.

Davies proved to be a tough man however, coming back from been dropped and hurt early on in the fight and showing he had plenty of heart.

But skills are what paid the bills tonight and Josh Taylor showed why Barry McGuigan, Shane McGuigan and Carl Frampton are singing his praises so high lately.

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He really announced himself tonight. Here’s the moment Josh Taylor stopped Ohara Davies:

Judge for yourself whether Davies quit or not. The term ‘quit’ seems a harsh one to use in the same sentence as a pro boxer, like many have tonight.

Whatever way you look at it though, he was about to be stopped anyway by the referee and the result was not going to change either way.

What next for the exciting Josh Taylor?

A big all Scottish showdown with Ricky Burns might be just what the doctor ordered.

The win tonight improved Taylor’s professional boxing record to 10-0 (9KO).