Watch Naoya Inoue stop Jamie McDonnell in opening round

Jamie McDonnell puts his WBA bantamweight title on the line against Naoya Inoue in Japan

Jamie McDonnell’s reign as a world champion came to a short, sharp end at the hands of Naoya Inoue.

The Doncaster star was making his seventh defence in front of a respectful Ota-City General Gymnasium, in Tokyo, but the fight exploded inside the opening round.

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The ‘Monster’ took his knockout record to 88 per cent, while McDonnell was stopped for the first time in his career.

To see the entire 68-second destruction simply click play at the top of the article…

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