WBC heavyweight champion Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder (41-0-1, 40 KOs) destroyed the mandatory contender Dominic "Trouble" Breazeale (20-2, 18 KOs) in the first round on Saturday night at the Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn, New York.
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (41-0-1, 40 KOs) scored a first round TKO victory over mandatory challenger for his title Dominic Breazeale (20-2, 18 KOs) in the main event on Showtime evening in Brooklyn, New York.
Unbeaten heavyweight and Olympic silver medalist Joe "Juggernaut" Joyce (9-0, 9 KOs) scored a third round TKO victory over Alexander Ustinov (34-4, 25 KOs) in one of the undercard events in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England. Joyce immediately seized the advantage at the expense of speed, constantly beating the slow 42-year-old Ustinov. The left hook put Ustinov on his knees till the end of the referee's count. Time of the stoppage was 1:55.
In the semifinals of the World Boxing Super Series tournament bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue (18-0, 16 KOs) won by TKO in the second round over Emmanuel Rodriguez (19-1, 12 KOs).
A live webcast of the boxing evening from the Lamex Stadium arena in Stevenage, United Kingdom, in the main event of which the former middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (27-0, 13 KOs) will contest the vacant WBO super middleweight title in a fight with the representative of Germany Shefat Isufi (27-3-2, 20 КОs). Also this evening the silver medalist of the Olympic Games in Rio British heavyweight Joe Joyce (8-0, 8 KOs) will meet with the 2-meter giant Alexander Ustinov (34-3, 25 KOs) of Russia.
A live webcast of the boxing evening from SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, in the main event of which there will be the semi-finals of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS). The light welterweight silver WBC champion Josh Taylor (14-0, 12 KOs) will meet IBF champion Ivan Baranchyk (19-0, 12 KOs), while IBF bantamweight champion Emmanuel Rodriguez (19-0, 12 KOs) will face the regular WBA champion Naoya Inoue (17-0, 15 KOs).
A live webcast of the boxing evening from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, in the main event of which WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will defend his title against mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale.
Former cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (41-5-1, 28 КОs) was unable to achieve the victory in his return to the ring in the United States. 34-year-old German, who currently continues his career in the heavyweight division on Friday, May 17 met in Mashantucket, Connecticut, with Nick Guivas (14-10-3, 9 KOs).
Deontay Wilder was lighter than Dominic Breazeale at the official weigh-in ahead of their fight in New York. WBC heavyweight title will be at the stake of this meeting. Champion's weight was 223 ¼ pounds and the challenger was 255 ¼ pounds.
On July 27 in Baltimore Jervonta Davis (21-0, 20 KOs) will hold his next professional bout. It is expected that the 24-year-old American will hold a mandatory defense of his WBA featherweight belt against Ricardo Nunes (21-2, 19 KOs).