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Banks stops Word in Kronk benefit bout

Updated: February 3, 2006, 9:16 AM ET

DETROIT -- Johnathon Banks proved he can fight more than one round after all.

Banks had his first-round knockout streak snapped at six fights, but still disposed of previously unbeaten Mike Word with one fifth-round right hand in the main event of a charity boxing card Thursday at the Fisher Building.

"This should show people that I can get it done in the later rounds, too," said Banks, who improved to 10-0. "He was a tough guy, but I finally got him."

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