Brutal 46-second knockout leaves boxer needing oxygen on Mayweather undercard

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Badou Jack stole the show on the Floyd Mayweather's exhibition clash against Don Moore with a stunning first-round knockout after just 46 seconds of his bout against Hany Aityo.

Jack, a former opponent of George Groves and James DeGale, extended his record to 26–3–3 with a fourth consecutive victory against the Egyptian Hurricane, now 15-5, and barely broken a sweat.

Aityo was not able to get back to his feet before the referee realised the bout could not continue after the former WBC super-middleweight champion connected with a stunning left-hook that forced his opponent off his feet and onto the canvas.

Jack, 38, went into the bout a big favourite following wins over Blake McKernan, Dervin Colina and Samuel Crossed which came after back-to-back defeats against Marcus Browne and Jean Pascal.

And despite celebrations following the 16th knockout victory of his extended career, attention turned back to Atiyo following the brutal end to the bout.

Boxing Scene report that Atiyo thankfully got back to his feet after being supplied with oxygen by a ringside doctor.

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Elsewhere, UFC icon Anderson Silva dominated a non-scored bout against Bruno Machado, and talked up the possibility of a fight against Jake Paul.

He said: "People need to respect the Paul brothers. Those kids are talented, and they’ve opened people’s eyes about the good and bad in combat sports.

"I’m preparing my body for a challenge. We’ll see what happens."

In the main event, Mayweather laughed his way through his latest exhibition bout against former sparring partner Moore in another non-scored bout.

Although he didn't manage to stop Moore and claim a victory, he rather enjoyed himself in the ring and has promised to get back into action later this year in the same location.

He said: "It's a secret. I don't want to let the cat out the bag right now. But we have an opponent, and I choose the UAE."

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