O'Connor was very aggressive throughout the contest landing hard shots to Farmer's head and body. A series of shots forced Farmer to take a knee in the second round. In the fourth round, the two clashed heads and O'Connor suffered a cut along the right eye. However, O'Connor maintained his aggression and landed a brutal body shot that dropped Farmer again to one knee. Farmer did not beat the referee's count and the bout was stopped.
Farmer's record drops to 18-3, seven KO's while O'Connor rises to 24-2, eight KO's.