Castillo’s legs were trembling as he hit the canvas, and medics raced into the ring right away.
Matthew Macklin, a Sky Sports presenter and former boxer, said he’d never seen anything like that.’
On the undercard of Anthony Joshua’s title defense against Oleksandr Usyk, Smith was making his light-heavyweight debut and was expected to dispatch Castillo quickly.
And he dutifully delivered, ending the fight with a powerful right hand.
When it became clear that Castillo was in a bad place on the canvas, the cheers from the North London Stadium fell silent.
Castillo was quickly put in the recovery position by referee Bob Williams.
After being knocked out by Callum Smith, boxer Lenin Castillo needed oxygen in the ring.
After Castillo was knocked out in the second round, the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium was startled into silence.
After the stunning knockout, boxing spectators were stunned into silence.
Castillo’s legs were trembling when he struck the mat, and the medics raced into the ring right away.
Matthew Macklin, a Sky Sports broadcaster and former boxer, said he had “never seen anything like that before.”
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