Baltimore, MD junior welterweight Emmanuel "Tranzformer" Taylor scored a sixth-round TKO over Wilfredo Acuna of Managua, Nicaragua Saturday night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on the undercard of the Terrence Crawford-Hank Lundy title bout at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
According to Fightnews.com reporters John DiSanto and Arvin Nundloll, Taylor looked sharp as he softened his rugged foe with a trio of left hooks early in round six. Then as the round wound down, Taylor unleashed a two-fisted flurry that dropped Acuna. Referee David Fields reached the count of ten just before the bell sounded to end the round. The time was 2:59 of the sixth.
Taylor breaks a two-bout losing streak with the win and raises his record to 19-4, 13 KO's. Acuna falls to 16-19, 12 KO's.