Deontay Wilder Knocks out Stiverne in first round
By Eliezer Garcia, Real Combat Media NY/NJ Correspondent – Ringside
Brooklyn, NY (November 5th, 2017)– Deontay “The Bronze Bomber Wilder “(40-0-39 KOs) Shakes up Brooklyn with a first round KO over former Heavyweight Champion Bermane Stiverne. Wilder came into the ring as the heavily favored fighter, as he had previously beat Stiverne to win the WBC Heavyweight Championship belt. Stiverne had no answers for Deontay’s early power punches and wet down twice befoe the referee stopped the bout. The entire boxing world have their eyes on Wilder’s rival from the UK, superstar Anthony Joshua, Wilder Made it clear this is the fight he wants next.
With Joshua Packing up an entire 70,000 at Wembley StadiumSaturdayturday night, the Wilder fight is what makes sense. After years of dead silence in the Heavyweight Division, these two superstars have stirred up the division once again. The issue, is will the two egos set their differences aside to make this fight actually happen next year. Wilder wanting the fight to be taken place here on American soil, while Joshua the bigger draw believes it makes sense to have it in his backyard of the U.K Joshua is the bigger draw, but Wilder is the WBC Champion. The question is who is the A side in this fight. One can make a case for either or. This is the fight the public wants, and this is the fight Boxing needs in 2018. We can only hope and keep our fingers cross for this blockbuster in 2018
As for the former welterweight titleholder, Shawn Porter managed to pull a 12 round decision over a very tough Adrian Granados. Porter (28-2-17 Kos) is now the mandatory challenger for Keith Thurman. This is a rematch Shawn Porter has been eyeing for a while. Having lost to Keith Thurman by Unanimous decision last year in an exciting 12 round bout. For the meantime, Porter plans on taking a long break, especially after he hurt his left hand on Saturday night.
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