Scott Quigg secured a shot at another world title tonight in Monte Carlo with a superb performance in Monte Carlo.
Since suffering the sole loss of his pro career to date to Carl Frampton at super-bantamweight back in 2016 – Quigg has now put three wins together on the spin since moving up to featherweight.
Now trained under Freddie Roach, Roach was not present in his corner tonight due to training GSP in a fight in the UFC later tonight.
But Roach will have been pleased with what he saw from his pupil when he gets the tape back tomorrow.
Fighting in an eliminator for the WBA featherweight title the Englishman proved to be much for the game but ultimately over matched Oleg Yefimovych from the Ukraine.
Quigg moved onto the front foot for much of the early rounds, backing his opponent up onto the rope behind a high guard, not too concerned with what was coming back.
That’s because Yefimovych couldn’t hurt him, in all honesty.
The Bury man badly stunned him in the fourth round and began to pile on the pressure again in round 5.
The fight came to an end in the next round when the referee had seen enough punishment shipped by Yefimovych: