Zelfa Barrett overcame big adversity as he beat Eric Donovan on Friday night at Matchroom’s Fight Camp.
The 27-year-old super-featherweight contender appeared to be on his way to a second career defeat as he was ouboxed by his veteran foe.
Barrett’s left hook did the damage
💥 BIG KNOCKOUT! 💥 @zelfaflash scores two massive knockdowns and finishes the fight with a HUGE left hook ⚡
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Ireland’s 35-year-old Donovan was getting the better of Barrett and the contest appeared to be drifting away from him.
However, ‘Brown Flash’ turned things around in the seventh and eighth.
Barrett floored Donovan with a single left hook in round seven before putting him down again with a barrage of punches.
Donovan had no answer
Somehow he survived the round, but the writing was on the wall.
Barrett completed the turnaround in sensational fashion as he landed one final seismic left hook which laid Donovan out on the canvas.
Zelfa moved to 24-1 with the win, while Donovan is now 12-1.
You can see the video of the KO above.