The Filipino had entered with a bit of momentum , thanks to an 8 fight unbeaten run including a draw against Takayuki Okumoto in Japan. That run was however destroyed as Yamahita's explosiveness and power proved to be far too much for the Filipino.
Semillano started well and showed some aggression, and a nice jab, it wasn't long however until Yamashita turned it around, applying his pressure and hammering Semillano with a brutal body shot, that sent Semillano down for the 10 count, with the Filipino being in clear agony.
Including the 10 count Yamashita needed just 132 seconds too see off the visitor, who looked like a man who had just simply been steam rolled by a truly destructivefighter, looking to make a statement, as Yamashita has also done in August against Joe Tanooka.
With 3 straight stoppage victoris Yamashita is flying high and after today's bout he stated he was looking to fight in a totle bought next year.
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