Niall Kennedy opened the show for the Irish in scintillating fashion at the the House of Blues in Boston.
The Wexford heavyweight scored a first round stoppage win over Arthur Saribekian on the U.S East Coast.
Boom Boom Baz showed his nippy speed and his ever-improving punch power during the short fight which was halted by the opposition corner after 2 minutes and 31 seconds of the opeing stanza.
The victory was Kennedy’s second successive knockout win Stateside, and sees the Irish title hopeful improve his record to 4(2)-0. The veteran Saribekian falls to 23(18)-11(9)-1.
Watch Kennedy’s impressive finish below courtesy of Murphy’s Boxing:
Niall Kennedy KO pic.twitter.com/zu3Z35de6V
— Joe O’Neill (@J0E_90) March 20, 2016