Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title with brutal first round KO

Deontay Wilder celebrates after his first round knockout of Dominic Breazeale during their bout for Wilder's WBC heavyweight title at Barclays Center on May 18, 2019 in New York City. PHOTO | AL BELLO | GETTY IMAGES | AFP

What you need to know:

  • He has one of the most destructive right hands in heavyweight history.
  • Wilder swarmed Breazeale from the opening bell, hurting him with a straight right hand.
  • Breazeale lay on his back, then got up at the count of 10 as the referee waved it off.

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