Laurel, MD super middleweight Demond "D'Best At It" Nicholson scored a gutsy sixth-round knockout over a tough Isaac Rodrigues of Belem, Para, Brazil to win the vacant WBC USNBC Super Middleweight title in the main event of the Jeter Promotions card at Live! Casino.
At times, the bout was a war of attrition with both boxers taking and delivering quality punches. Nicholson had a mouse under his left eye while Rodrigues suffered a cut near his right eye.
In the sixth round, Nicholson pressured Rodrigues with straight right hands before dropping him with a vicious right hand body shot. Rodrigues could not beat referee Harvey Dock's count and the bout ended at 2:07.
Nicholson is now 19-3-1, 18 KO's while Rodrigues falls to 25-3, 20 KO's.