Boxing, Arthur Betterbeev Smith defeats Jr. and consolidates belts: Technical knockout in second round
There are circles that linger in memory. The second round of the light heavyweight belt consolidation competition he saw Arthur Beterbiev (WBC, IBF) Demolition Joe Smith Jr. One of them is the Technical Knockout (WBO). Destructive. At the age of 37, he had no other qualifications to describe the Russian exam 18th Meeting as a Career Professional. Everyone won. All before the limit. Behind him was an amateur life, with the Olympics in London closed to Alexander Uzi, and the competition between the Ukrainian and the Russian still has only sporting meaning. If Usyk is the world heavyweight champion today, Beterbiev is confirmed to be one of the best boxers in the light heavyweight arena. Everyone warned: from Bivol to Canelo.
No story at Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden. Betterbeav is an elusive silhouette 185 cm long. Avoid even Smith’s strikes and sanctions against Russia. Chechen Maple Leaf, a Canadian citizen and Montreal resident, climbs into the ring indicated on the TV screens. Five seconds from the end of the opening shot, there is a knockdown: Right from the middle distance, Smith kneels on the ground. The Irish-American – 28 of 32 wins in his career – ends the first round with the face of someone who has fought in six. Betterbeev is a relentless finalist and, you know, Smith’s courage is not enough in the second round. Ready, go, another stone that bends Smith’s legs. After a few moments, the American goes down again, this time not for a single shot, but for a wild sequence that highlights all the diversity of the Russian language. With forty seconds left, Smith collects two consecutive uppercuts to convince referee Harvey Doc to stop the massacre. “I want to unify the division“The WBA belt in the hands of Dimitri Bevol, who recently retained the title against Canelo, is missing,” Betterbeev said.I want to challenge him, we need a meeting like this “, Adds Russian-Canadian forced to fight first Anthony Yarde, Mandatory Challenger for WBO. Possible date already: October 22nd.
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