Bladensburg, MD featherweight "The Dark Menace" Tiara Brown scored an impressive fifth-round TKO over Brittany "Pretty Girl" Cruz of Denver, CO in the main event of the Putney Promotions card at the Sphinx Club in Washington, DC.
After a feeling-out process in the first round, Brown went to work as she landed crushing body shots in the second round. One of her body shots, combined with a straight left to the head, dropped Cruz to the canvas.
The bout belonged to Brown the rest of the way as she pressured Cruz the rest of the contest. Brown ended the bout in the fifth round with a solid left to the body to drop Cruz for the last time. Cruz's corner called a halt to the bout at 1:49. Brown remains undefeated at 5-0, three KO's while Cruz is now 11-10-2, two KO's.