Thomas "Top Dog" Williams, Jr. of Laurel, MD has scored a second-round TKO over Humberto Savigne of Miami, FL in the co-feature bout at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, MS. The bout was televised by Spike TV.
For the second time in his pro career, Williams had to survive a knockdown in the first round to win the bout. Williams knocked down Savigne with a crisp right hand in the first minute. However, Savigne sent Williams down in the second minute of the round with a solid right hand of his own.
In the second round, Williams found Savigne again with a left hand followed by a right uppercut that dropped him. Savigne was on rubbery legs when he got back up and Williams landed enough solid blows to force referee Keith Hughes to stop the bout at 1:48.
Williams is now 19-1, 13 KO's. Savigne's record drops to 12-3, nine KO's.