Joshua makes it two out of two with dominant second-round win over Butlin
By Mike Dawes - dailymail.co.uk
Olympic super-heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua continued his professional apprenticeship with a destructive second-round stoppage win over journeyman Paul Butlin.
Victorious: Anthony Joshua celebrates his win over Paul Butlin in Sheffield
Next up: Joshua heads to York Hall next and will top the bill on November 14
He did that in style, dominating the first round before forcing the technical knockout by putting Butlin down in the second and prompting the referee to end it.
Going down: Blood pours from Paul Butlin's eyes in the second round
As the opening round wore on he unloading a wider variety of shots to head and body, blasting in the right hand and firing hooks and hurtful uppercuts.
Performance: Joshua has now won two out of two at professional level
Here's your winner: Joshua is led away with Butlin on the floor just 30 seconds into the second round
To his credit, Butlin got to his feet unsteadily but when Joshua took his time and continued the assault - landing a lovely left to the body - the Leicestershire man's corner threw the towel in as referee Howard Foster waved it off.
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