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Super middleweight contender Anthony Dirrell halts Hanshaw in San Antonio; calls for clash with WBC champion Sakio Bika

Anthony Dirrell in Las Vegas this past May prior to his victory over Don Mouton (Photo: Chris Robinson – www.HustleBoss.com)

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By Chris Robinson

Earlier tonight, inside of the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, super middleweight contender Anthony Dirrell pushed forward with his latest comeback as he stopped former amateur star Anthony Hanshaw in a Showtime Extreme-televised attraction.

Dirrell’s superior punching power came through in the third round, as he hammered Hanshaw along the ropes, forcing both a knockdown and a referee’s stoppage.

Dirrell sees his record climb to 25-0 with 21 knockouts after his second victory in less than three months. On May 3rd in Las Vegas, Dirrell won a hard-fought eight-round decision over Don Mouton inside of the Cosmopolitan Resort.

“It felt good,” Dirrell said when asked of his stoppage of Hanshaw. “I knew right when I got to camp that I felt good. When I first got back I told my coach ‘I feel different.’ Of course, I should feel different.