The crowd is still reeling form the Joe Schilling knockout of Simon Marcus.
Wayne Barrett and BogdanStoica are feeling each other out, with both throwing leg kicks. Not much action in the first round.
The two are both sort of following each other around the ring. The referee stopped the action after Barrett caught Stoica with a thumb to the eye. If nothing else, the winner of this fight will have a lot more energy than Schilling, who just went nearly four rounds.
Barrett has opened a cut over Stoica’s right eye. His back is also red from Barrett’s kicks.
The two circled each other to start the round. Barrett caught Stoica with a major left hook as Stoica was jumping in.
The punch knocked Stoica back and he couldn’t recover in time.
Barrett went over to Stoica and took a knee to embrace him after the knockout. After the decision, Barrett embraced Stoica and picked him up.