Found August 10, 2013 on
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Undefeated heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder knocked out Siarhei Liakhovich last night...in 103 seconds. Leaving the latter on the mat convulsing. [BWO FTW]
Liakhovich reportedly returned to the locker under his own power.
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Good news Liakhovich appears to be fine.
Time to put Wilder in the ring with a real fighter, he has proved he can put away bums.
Beforehand, most people expected heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder taking on faded ex-contender Siarhei Liakhovich on ShoBox would be ugly. I was in the minority: Wilder still was living up to his name as a wild, raw, untested fighter, and Liakhovich's recent losses were against good competition, so I thought it was a worthwhile step up, maybe even too much of one.
Undefeated Deontay Wilder says two prayers in his dressing room before a fight. One is a team prayer. The other, he says, is for his opponent.
"I know I'm blessed with God-given power,'' he said after destroying former world heavyweight champion Sergei Liakhovich in Friday's main event on ShoBox: The New Generation from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio...
The six fighters who will compete on a tripleheader tonight, Friday, Aug. 9, on ShoBo at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif., are set and ready to go after weighing in Thursday at Fantasy Springs.
In the 10-round main event, unbeaten, hard-hitting Deontay Wilder (28-0, 28 KO’s), of Tuscaloosa, Ala., will try to extend his winning and knockout streaks when he meets former...
Photo:Manny “Mitts” Murillo If you’re ever in Indio, California than the place to be is the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. That was the ideal location of Friday’s fights on Showtime. The Golden Boy event was stacked with the future faces of boxing. The main event featured Deontay Wilder facing Siarhei Liakhovich. Wilder at the time […]