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Daniel Jacobs wins in 5 rounds

Updated: December 2, 2012, 8:29 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- The comeback of middleweight Daniel Jacobs continued with a five-round beatdown of Chris Fitzpatrick on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden on the undercard of the Miguel Cotto-Austin Trout fight.

The 25-year-old Jacobs (24-1, 21 KOs), the 2009 ESPN.com prospect of the year, was fighting for the second time after being sidelined for 19 months and nearly dying from a cancerous tumor that attacked his spine.

He returned on Oct. 20 and knocked out Josh Luteran ...

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