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Boxing fans left disgusted as ‘oldest welterweight in the world’ brutally knocked out by opponent 35 years his junior

, Boxing fans left disgusted as ‘oldest welterweight in the world’ brutally knocked out by opponent 35 years his junior

BOXING fans were left shocked and appalled after witnessing a welterweight boxer go up against an opponent 36 years his junior.

History in the making

Scot England, 58, made history on Wednesday evening as he entered the ring to become the oldest welterweight boxer in the world.

A formidable opponent

England, a former radio DJ, news anchor, and country music author, faced 23-year-old Jashawn Hunter in his debut bout.

Short-lived fight

However, Hunter, with a record of 4-0, wasted no time in asserting his dominance over England.

, Boxing fans left disgusted as ‘oldest welterweight in the world’ brutally knocked out by opponent 35 years his junior

Within seconds of the fight beginning, Hunter slipped inside one of England's punches and delivered a devastating headshot that sent his opponent crashing to the canvas.

Although England managed to get back up from the initial blow, Hunter's dominance continued.

A swift end

Hunter landed a few more punches before England's corner threw in the towel just 46 seconds into the fight.

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Fans outraged

Online fans expressed their shock and disbelief that the fight was even approved, with one comment stating: "That was scary."

, Boxing fans left disgusted as ‘oldest welterweight in the world’ brutally knocked out by opponent 35 years his junior

Another fan questioned why the fight was allowed to continue after the knockdown, exclaiming: "Good lord!"

Many fans were also concerned about the safety of the boxers, with one remarking: "I know we joke about the stupidity of boxing sometimes, but this is a sport where people get killed. The promoter should seriously reflect on this one."

Country Box event

The match took place as part of the "Country Box" series in Nashville, TN, USA.

According to the company website, the event aims to keep boxing, music, and Nashville in the national spotlight.

Guinness World Records investigation

Guinness World Records is currently investigating the claim that England is the oldest welterweight boxer in the world.

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