was in with a game opponent in Dutch
co-challenger Melvin Wassing, but was effective
with his hooks and uppercuts in a fight where
both men looked determined and willing to trade.
five the ringside doctor decided that a bleeding
Wassing should not be allowed to continue due to
a broken nose, making Morello the winner and new
champion by technical knockout.
Official time of stoppage: 2:50.
Italian national and WBO Global champion at
Welterweight, Morello (29) improved his
impressive professional record to 19-1 (3).
Wassing (30), coming off two victories, falls to