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Watch: Paddy Barnes stopped by this vicious body shot from Cristofer Rosales

By Gareth Hanna

Paddy Barnes' first attempt at securing a World title came to an end care of one ruthless hit from the champ Cristofer Rosales.

The powerful Nicaraguan delivered the telling blow in the fourth round, just when Barnes was getting the upper hand in their WBC World flyweight title fight.

The opening three rounds had been tight affairs, Rosales landing the heavier hits.

But in the fourth, six blistering punches looked to be seeing Barnes staking his claim.

That was until the closing seconds, when Rosales did this:

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