Isaac Dogboe (19-0, 11 KOs) recovered from a first-round knockdown to floor Jessie Magdaleno (25-1, 18 KO's) three times en-route to a shocking 11th round TKO to win the WBO super bantamweight world title Saturday at Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A fast combination put Dogboe on the canvas for the first time in his career. Dogboe went right back to boxing, but his legs were not quite back underneath him, as Magdaleno continued to land the harder, crisper punches.
Dogboe timed Magdaleno with punches to the head and body in the second round, and Magdaleno returned fire in a good back and forth display.
In the fourth round, Dogboe cut off the ring, forcing Magdaleno to fight in close quarters, and they exchanged hard punches. Magdaleno was unable to adjust and took most of the damage.
In the fifth, Dogboe landed a big right hook returned the favor and sent Magdaleno down hard to the floor for the first time in his professional career.
Magdaleno came out with a sense of urgency to start the seventh round, but got roughed up by Dogboe with hard punches to the body and the head.
After a slow eighth and ninth round, Dogboe thrashed Magdaleno in the 10th round with a huge combination and the champion was stuck on the ropes eating another series of blows to the head and the body.
Magdaleno finally had enough punishment to the body and went down for the second time at the start of the 11th round. Dogboe's killer instinct hit the afterburner and Magdaleno went down again to end the fight.