Fearsome light-heavyweight world champion Artur Beterbiev maintains his 100% knockout ratio
DESPITE a nasty minimize scored alongside his brow that bled closely, fearsome light-heavyweight world champion Artur Beterbiev bludgeoned Marcus Browne to defeat inside nine rounds on the Bell Centre in Montreal on Friday evening.
Early on American southpaw Browne caught Beterbiev coming in with quick pictures. But the Russian held his arms up in a robust shell-like guard and blocked Browne’s punches. With a tough straight proper Beterbiev started to tag him. He drove the American right into a nook along with his one-two. Beterbiev cranked up his workrate, posing a continuing menace. But in the fourth around the Russian suffered a nasty minimize in the center of his brow from a conflict of heads.
That prompted the Russian set after Browne with an depth, driving physique pictures in when Browne was on the ropes, undeterred by the blood streaking down his face. He opened up on the challenger, slamming in headshots earlier than the top of the fifth spherical. Browne might solely cowl up as Beterbiev slugged him from the ropes right into a nook.
Browne was taking punishment, a proper hook curving spherical his guard in the sixth spherical because the Russian continued his assault.
The American was attempting to repel him however Beterbiev was strolling by means of his punches. In the seventh spherical he hammered the physique with a left hook, his proper cross slammed in flush and compelled Browne to his knees.
Browne confirmed nice coronary heart to make it to the ninth spherical. But Beterbiev was remorseless. He pinned Browne down and completed a mix with a left uppercut. Browne might take no extra and was counted out on his knees 46 seconds into the spherical.
Beterbiev, the world main light-heavyweight, retained his WBC and IBF light-heavyweight belts. This was his 17th skilled combat. He’s completed all of them inside the space.