Kandi Crushed!: Jessica McCaskill Batters Wyatt to Retain Her Undisputed Welterweight World Title in Round 7

Published 12/04/2021, 9:59 PM EST

Undisputed welterweight world champion Jessica McCaskill unveiled a brilliant performance to retain her titles with a stoppage win against Kandi Wyatt tonight. Coming off strong from the beginning, the champion didn’t let her opponent do much in the ring. McCaskill put on her best version and looked invincible.

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Although she came across a tough challenge, it didn’t trouble her to do what she was supposed to. Following eight rounds of action, McCaskill silenced her haters in style. Here’s a deeper look at the fight.

What a start!

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Jessica McCaskill had no intentions for a full-length scrap and unloaded haymakers at the very beginning. Having seen her rival go down with an overhand right in the past, McCaskill applied her own shots prominently. This shook Kandi Wyatt, and she got bullied inside the ring.

The champion earned respect from Wyatt and departed the opening round on a high note. Most of her shots were aimed at Wyatt’s head, and that was quite a message sent to the challenger.

Round 2 began in the same vein as Jessica McCaskill attacked Kandi Wyatt again. From straight jabs to power punches, ‘Caskilla’ offered her best. However, Wyatt also planted a few on the champion. It paved the road for an intriguing round 3.

Kandi Wyatt changed her approach and seemed technical in the next stage. However, the champion didn’t take away her focus from Wyatt’s head. Jessica McCaskill poured all her power and did legitimate damage to Kandi Wyatt. With 20 seconds remaining in round three, McCaskill planted clean shots and came extremely close to finishing her opponent. Fortunately for the Canadian puncher, the clock saved her.

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Jessica McCaskill was in no mood to lose

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Following the first three intense rounds, both the fighters looked tired in round four. Meanwhile, Wyatt rebounded in round five and delivered a much better performance. Despite receiving punishment, she shook the champion with power punches. It was quite a sight for the fans.

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Kandi Wyatt showcased her heart and grit in the fight, but was way behind on the scorecard. As the bout came closer to the ending, she lost her control even more. Well, it was in round 7 when McCaskill let go of her power punches again and scored a sensational TKO win.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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