Gary Spike O’Sullivan put himself on the world boxing map this weekend with a series of blows live on HBO that halted his contest.
The end came in the 7th round for Irishman Gary Spike O’Sullivan who marched on towards a pursuit of another world title shot next year.
After the fight he mentioned that he either wants a rematch with good friend Billy Joe Saunders or a shot at Saunders victim David Lemieux next year.
Following the win last night – fight fans have been singing the Irishman’s praises:
The big punching Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan used his sledgehammer power shots to tire out and stop Antoine Douglas in a 7th round knockout on Saturday
— Boxing News (@boxingP4Pnews) December 17, 2017
Spike O’Sullivan is an absolute legend
— ch@rle$ (@beddington7) December 17, 2017
Boom big win for spike o’sullivan in Canada! ?? #War
— Bernie (@MonsieurBernie) December 17, 2017
Indeed, it will go down as a famous win for the fighting Irishman who has put together a string of wins now since suffering defeat to Chris Eubank Jr.
In case you missed the bout itself, here are the key moments including of course the devastating moment the contest was ended: