Derek Chisora pounded David Price to a halt in the fourth round to stay in contention for a big-name Heavyweight fight.
The Finchley favourite overpowered his British rival, a replacement opponent after Joseph Parker’s withdrawal, and the 35-year-old could look ahead to a major bout amidst talk of a potential clash with Oleksandr Usyk.
Price staged a final rally in the fourth, unloading a few defiant right hands before wilting under a short right hook from Chisora, and the towel cam in when he clambered to his feet.
Lawrence Okolie produced an explosive stoppage win over Yves Ngabu to claim the EBU European Cruiserweight title earlier in the evening.
The unbeaten 26-year-old continued his rise towards a World title fight as he halted the previously unbeaten Ngabu with a flurry of ferocious punches in the seventh round.
Lee Selby edged out Ricky Burns via a majority decision in a battle between former World Champions.
Welshman Selby was lighter on his feet and won on two of the three judges’ scorecards to deny Scotland’s Burns in their twelve round Lightweight contest.
Conor Benn produced an explosive stoppage to halt Steve Jamoye in round four of their WBA Continental Welterweight title clash.
The Ilford prospect was deducted a point by the referee for a low blow and responded by upping the pace, and winning the fight moments later with a big left hook.
Austin Williams was taken the distance for the first time in his pro career as he outpointed Miroslav Juna to move to 4-0 (3 KO) on his UK debut while Watford Bantamweight Shannon Courtenay earned a hard-fought 39-38 decision against Jasmina Nad to progress to 4-0 (1 KO).