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Deontay Wilder puts opponent to sleep with massive KO

May 19, 2019

There’s a clear frontrunner for boxing’s knockout of the year.

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder landed a massive right hand to knock out challengerDominic Breazeale in the first round in Saturday’s title bout at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

You have to watch this:

Deontay Wilder. GOODNIGHT. 😳 #SCtop10 (via @Showtime) pic.twitter.com/IAY9PrHnZp SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 19, 2019

This Deontay Wilder KO is even better in slow motion 😮 (via @Showtime) pic.twitter.com/Y8sNsIwkhs ESPN (@espn) May 19, 2019

OH. WOW. @BronzeBomber made a statement tonight 💣 #WilderBreazeale pic.twitter.com/qe0vXiqHkb SHOWTIME Boxing (@ShowtimeBoxing) May 19, 2019

The Slo-mo video is cool but the sound of this punch landing is terrifying. pic.twitter.com/CM2p2pw6Up Patrick Claybon (@PatrickClaybon) May 19, 2019

There was bad blood between the two in lead up to the fight with Wilder even going as far to suggest last week that he wanted to literally kill Breazeale in the ring. Wilder drew criticism for his comments.

Wilder improved to 41-0-1 with 40 KOs.

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