Tszyu event rocked by 'sickening' undercard KO

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All the attraction whitethorn person been connected the clash betwixt Tim Tszyu and Stevie Spark successful Newcastle tonight, but 1 of the undercards has produced a brutal knock-out.

The first combat of the Tszyu-Spark card was a bout betwixt Miles Zalewski and Lee Fook, who was a last-minute replacement for Zalewski's archetypal opponent, Paul Fleming.

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Fook began the combat well, holding his ain successful the archetypal 4 rounds earlier Zalewski dealt him a harsh dose of world successful the 5th round.

The 31-year-old was sent crashing to the canvas aft a lusty stroke near him knocked retired cold.

The referee checks successful connected a knocked retired Lee Fook aft Zalewski's frightening fifth-round stroke (Getty)

"Sickening near hook that near his hostile (lying) determination for a afloat minute," Australian boxing icon Jeff Fenech said connected commentary connected MainEvent's coverage.

"That was a devastating shot. A highlight-reel knockout from Miles Zalewski," co-commentator Ben Damon added.

"First 4 rounds, thing happened. Miles Zalewski said: 'Round Five is my round'. He told america successful the commentary position. Then helium stepped retired and helium did that. A monolithic shot."

The nonaccomplishment was Fook's 3rd successful a enactment aft making his boxing debut earlier successful 2021, portion Zalewski improved his grounds to an awesome 9-1 with his 4th stoppage triumph successful a row.

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