BADOU JACK JACKED BADLY IN THE FIRST ROUND
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Derek Edwards TKO1 Badou Jack... In an upset at Verona New York's Turning Stone Casino, little-known Derek Edwards quickly and easily defeated Badou Jack in the first round of a super middleweight bout. Edwards, who improved to 27-3 with 14 KOs, landed a short right hand that dropped Jack hard. Jack was able to beat the count but was badly hurt and stood up wobbly. Edwards jumped on Jack and landed a couple of shots as his opponent tried to hold on. Again Jack was able to beat the count but could barely stand and the fight was stopped. Jack drops to 16-1 with 11 KOs and suffers a major setback to his world title hopes.