Boxng Results: Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Helenius by Wilder KO!
Via Ken Hissner: At Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, before Fox PPV, Tom Brown was in the Main Event, former Olympic athlete and WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay, “Bronze Bomber” Wilder was scored a first-round knockout against Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius. In a joint performance with former IBF World Super Middle champion Caleb “Sweethands” Plant and former WBC World Super Middle champion Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell.
In the main bout, Olympic athlete and former WBC heavyweight champion Deontay, “Bronze Bomber” Wilder, 43-2-1 (42), #214 ½, of Tuscaloosa, AL, knocks out Robert “The Nordic” Nightmare” Helenius, 31-4 (20), #253 ¼, of Aland Island, FIN, at 2:57 of the first round of the 12-round schedule.
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– Top boxing champion (@premierboxing) October 16, 2022
In the first round, Helenius repeatedly rushed to take down Wilder because the small punches were landed. While his back to the rope was suddenly attacked by Wilder right from the nose of Helenius and going down he went without being counted by referee Michael Griffin.
In a co-match with former IBF Super Middle champion Caleb “Sweethands” Plant, 22-1 (13), #167 ¼, of Las Vegas, NEV, knocking out former WBC Super Middle Champion Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell, 34-3 -2 (25), #167 ¾, of Flint, MI, at 1:36 of the ninth of 12 scheduled innings.
In the first two innings Plant did a better job than Dirrell. In the third round, Dirrell was cautioned for a low hit while referee Harvey Dock squeezed his wrist again. In the fourth round, Dirrell finally did enough to get his first round.
In the fifth round, Plant lowered a hard left hook to Dirrell’s chin for half a round. In the sixth inning, Plant continued to score well with Dirrell at the end of the round running to his corner.
In the eighth round, Plant performed very well in the past four rounds. In the ninth inning, a double left from Plant to the torso and chin and down to Dirrell and out!
Heavyweight Frank “The Cuban Flash” Sanchez, 21-0 (14), of Cuba and Miami, FL, stopped Olympian Carlos Negron, 25-4 (20), of Villalba, PR and Miami, FL, at 2: 15 of the ninth round match of a scheduled 10 round.
In the first two innings, Sanchez both had the advantage over Sanchez. In the third Negron came back for good. In the fifth inning, a solid kick from Sanchez’s chin stunned Negron but the subsequent shot knocked him out. In the sixth round, Sanchez landed with a snake punch that drained Negron’s nose.
In the seventh round, it was all Sanchez as Negron followed him closely and was counterattacked. During the eighth round, Negron suffered a cut on the tip of his nose and was examined by the round’s doctor between rounds. In the ninth inning, Sanchez got a right from the chin and Negron went halfway around and was counted eight points by referee Ricky Gonzalez. Then, Sanchez unleashed a series of punches that sent the game into extra time.
Bantam southpaw Gary Antonio Russell, 19-1 (12), of Wash., DC, lost to Emmanuel “Manny” Rodriguez, 21-2 (13), of Vega Baja, PR, in the ninth round of the schedule. 12 rounds.
In the eighth round, Rodriguez beat Russell with a punch to the chin for a count of 8. In the ninth round, a collision between the players caused Rodriguez to be cut and unable to continue, so they went to the scorecard. the point.
Score 100-90 and 99-91 twice.
Super Welter Vito “White Majic” Mielnicki, Jr., 13-1 (8), of Roseland, NJ, won decisively over Limberth “El Gallito” Ponce, 19-6 (11), of MEX and Rock Island, IL, over 10 rounds.
The scores were 98-92 and 99-91 twice.