Wilder Defends Title With a First-round Knockout

Deontay Wilder, last year. Photo by Edward Diller/REX/Shutterstock (9452233af)

The spectators in New York witnessed a spectacular knockout in the first round during the battle for the WBC world heavyweight title.

Deontay Wilder knocked out Dominic Breazeale and held his title as the world heavyweight champion.

33 years old Wilder knocked out his rival in the first round and rose his record to one draw and 41 wins in 42 fights, which is a really impressive score. He outmaneuvered his opponent with an accurate right-hand jab followed by a left-hand jab. The stunning victory surprised even the biggest Wilder fans.

When the fight was over, Luis Ortiz approached Wilder in the ring and when asked about fights with Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury he said that no doors were closed and that fights like that were in discussion.

Wilders also said that all of the involved parties were talking and that there were too many people and opinions involved. Finally, he stated that the teams have to sit down and handle things so they could get it done for the fans. 

Dominic Brazeale left the fight without giving a statement for the media.