SAM MAXWELL scored a dramatic knockout within the ultimate 15 seconds worthy of any Hollywood movie.
The 30-year-old super-lightweight was down on the scorecards, having been dropped twice, as his French opponent Sabri Sediri appeared to have boxed to an away upset.
With the clock operating down Sediri goaded Maxwell, showboating together with his fingers down leaving an uncovered chin.
Nevertheless, out of nowhere Maxwell managed to do what had escaped him the complete combat – land a telling shot to bother Sediri.
With simply 15 seconds left Maxwell pulled out a devastating proper hand, flattening the Frenchman and utterly turning the combat round with seconds remaining.
As Sediri fell crashing down his Hackney born opponent couldn’t assist however set free a uncooked of emotion as he nailed the cocksure underdog.
The Frenchman made it to his toes, however upon stumbling again into the ropes the referee waved off the competition and Maxwell saved his unbeaten file with meer seconds remaining.
Followers and boxers reacted to the beautiful win on Twitter, with some praising Maxwell’s resilience and others blissful to see the cocky Sederi style some humble pie.
Josh Taylor mentioned: “What a silly silly laddie !!!! Totally deserved that for the showboating, may have had that combat completed if he had jumped on Sam. Fortunate break for Maxwell there, however truthful play for staying targeted.”
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Another said: “The way he’s just bouncing around the ring as if he owns the place and then just gets knocked out.”
Josh Warrington commented: “Like something out of the movies that…. you got to stay switched on! What a KO!”
Another commented: “Great to see. No need for arrogance like that in this sport. Night night sunshine, he’ll remember that one for a long time.”