Mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale said all the perfect things to the heavyweight title bout of Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. However, Deontay Wilder right hand made the blood.
Wilder (41-0-1, 40 KOs) added yet another violent conclusion to his career highlight reel having a brutal One Punch knock out at 2:17 of Round 1. 3 3, wilder, made.
After a fight week filled with controversy since Wilder came under fire for threatening the life inside the ring of Breazeale and also sharing his expectation to one day add a body to his album, the slugger showcased his historic and chilling power in the round.
“Everything just came out of me ” Wilder said. “I understand there was a lot of words and animosity against eachother and it simply came out to night. That really is exactly what makes boxing really amazing when you’re able to have much indoors and simply overcome.”
Shortly after a fun sequence in which both 6-foot-7 giants exchanged punches that were hard in the middle of this ring, Wilder used his incredible hit to get whole expansion on a cross which splattered him and turned the brow of Breazeale.
Breazeale (20-2, 18 KOs), that seemed to be pumped out cold as he laid spreadeagle, began to come into his perceptions near the conclusion of referee Harvey Dock’s count. The indigenous of California, who is nicknamed”Trouble,” rose to his feet briefly before the count of 10, but Dock waved off the fight after looking into his eyes.
Which comprised Wilder advising Breazeale to own his family make arrangements — the two shared a hug. The beef that began two years ago with a melee in an Alabama hotel lobby seemed to be squashed.
“I simply told Breazeale I enjoy him of course I want to watch him go home to his family,” Wilder said. “I understand we state some things however whenever you can fight a person and you can kiss him and kiss him, I like the world was like this. We shake hands and we live to see another day and that’s exactly what it’s all about.”
Wilder, that came in 1-2 pounds heavier than he did for his draw with champion Tyson Fury in December, revealed a few new wrinkles in the early going because he acquired a left uppercut. A couple of hard right hands supported Breazeale up into the corner however, the challenger and a pair of hard right hands that resulted in a fantastic two-way market before the conclusion was shown to be match and struggled his way out.
“I saw him slow up a tiny bit,” Wilder said. “After I hit him with the perfect hand the first time his gestures changed. Whenever you are in with all these men, then you can recognize body language”
Wilder was to handle Fury in a spring re match until a deal was signed by the indigenous of England with Leading Rank that attracted his services exclusively on ESPN. Wilder proceeds to spin his brakes in a multi-year courting to face winner Anthony Joshua that has to come into fruition.
“I understand what Tyson Fury failed,” Wilder said. “When you get lost on the canvas such as I understand you have to get yourself back together. Like all these other fights will happen, However, the rematch can happen. The wonderful thing is these fights are in discussion. The big fights will happen. I only would like one to have patience.
If Wilder prove unable to draw on fights with Joshua or Fury in 20-19 due to network and political entanglements, then a rematch against Cuban slugger Luis Ortiz could be likely for the fall. Ortiz, who dared Wilder before agreeing to a weight-loss inside their own stimulating 2018 bout, entered the ring after the fight to approach Wilder.
“I would like to congratulate Deontay Wilder on a wonderful efficiency,” Ortiz explained. “I came here from Miami to observe this fight. I really don’t know if this will be next. Deontay Wilder will be the only one that is able to state for sure if this fight is next.”
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Deontay Wilder (c) def. Dominic Breazeale via TKO
Gary Russell Jr. (c) def. Kiko Martinez via fifth-round TKO (physician stoppage)
Juan Heraldez vs. Argenis Mendez fight ends in bulk draw (97-93 Heraldez, 95-95, 95-95)