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Highlights: Marcus Browne stops Thomas Williams Jr in six

Marcus Browne rocked Thomas Williams Jr around the ring tonight on Showtime.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

It wasn’t the prettiest fight, but it was a win for undefeated prospect Marcus Browne (19-0, 14 KO) tonight on Showtime, as he dropped Thomas Williams Jr (20-3, 14 KO) three times en route to a sixth round knockout victory.

The first knockdown of the fight came in round two, when Browne landed a jab and knocked Williams off balance. Williams’ glove touched the canvas, and then he went down to a knee. Adding some controversy, Browne came in very late with a shot to the side of Williams’ head, for which he lost a point after the referee eventually got control of the situation.

The second knockdown came in the fourth:

Williams kept trying to gut through things, but he was dropped for a third time in the sixth round. You’ll note Williams interacting with his corner, who were telling him to stay down:

Click here for a full recap of the fight.

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