Advertisement
Advertisement

Photos: Stevenson Drills Bellew, Kovalev Crushes Sillakh

Quebec City - Adonis Stevenson retained his World Boxing Council light heavyweight world title on Saturday with a sixth-round technical knockout of Liverpool's Tony Bellew. Stevenson dropped Bellew in the sixth with a heavy left to the jaw. Bellew beat the count, but Stevenson landed another left that sent the challenger staggering into a corner. The champion was unloading again on the defenseless Bellew when referee Michael Griffin called a halt at 1:50 of the round. Stevenson improved to 23-1 with 20 knockouts.  Bellew, who turned 31 on Saturday, fell to 20-2 with one draw and 12 knockouts.

In the co-feature, WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev of Russia remained unbeaten with a second-round knockout of Ukrainian Ismayl Sillakh. Kovalev burnished his own burgeoning reputation as a knockout artist, sending Sillakh sprawling twice in round two. Sillakh got off the deck after the first knockdown, but Kovalev promptly landed another massive right hand that spelled the end for Sillakh at 52 seconds of the second round. Kovalev improved to 23-0 with one draw and 21 knockouts.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lutenco on 12-01-2013

Two classless men,two warriors,two beasts...KOVALEV is the better fighter IMO! If ROY at his best had these two in the divison ? ROY by KO!!! MICHALCZEWSKI vs KOVALEV could be a terrific fight,ROY vs STEVENSON could be a good fight,DARIUS…

Comment by MDPopescu on 12-01-2013

[QUOTE=TheHolyCross;13983689][IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/72251/kovalev-sillakh%20%283%29.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE] This is a "superman punch"!

Comment by SplitSecond on 12-01-2013

[IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/72251/kovalev-sillakh%20%283%29.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by -Weltschmerz- on 12-01-2013

Kovalev - Stevenson bring it on already.

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (4)
Top Headlines Kovalev's Coach: If Ward Can't Hurt Sergey, He's in Trouble! Jamel Herring Looking To Step Things Up in 2016 Luis Ortiz Stays Patient, Waiting For Opponent To Get Finalized Sulaiman Warns Canelo That He Can't Make Mistakes With Khan Ocampo Blasts Out Navarro In Five; Cayetano Wins Alberto Machado, Abner Cotto KO Winners In Puerto Rico Kelly Pavlik Charged, Facing 180 Days in Air Rifle Shooting Photos: Deontay Wilder, Shaquille O'Neal Go Face To Face Jhonny Gonzalez Says Abner Mares Ran From Rematch Golovkin's Coach Doubts Canelo Fight Will Happen in 2016 Nonito Donaire To Hold Camp in Las Vegas For Bedak Clash Floyd Mayweather Jr. Wins 'Fighter of The Year' With BWAA Krzysztof Glowacki Feeling The Pressure of Usyk Mandatory Matthysse-Herrera in Talks For Canelo vs. Khan Undercard Mayweather: I'm No Longer Pound For Pound, But I am TBE Yuniesky Gonzalez Set To Begin Training With Pedro Diaz Promoter Talks of Dublin Shooting Chaos at Regency Hotel Roach Roach, Teddy Atlas Discuss The Proper Time To Stop a Fight Evander Holyfield Backs Tyson Fury: He Has Helped Boxing Frampton Acknowledges It's Been Worth The Wait For Quigg Julian Williams Talks IBF Eliminator, Charlo, Canelo-Khan Broner-Theophane Tops Season Two Premiere of PBC on Spike TV Frank Warren: Rigondeaux, Tete Bring Class To Liverpool Card David Haye Says He Is Not Encouraging Bruno To Make Return Derry Mathews Motivated To Blast Terry Flanagan Out Cold Mayweather Confident Theophane Will Beat Adrien Broner Roach: I Think Kovalev Will Be Too Big, Strong For Andre Ward Deontay Wilder: I Want Alexander Povetkin as Soon as Possible Juergen Braehmer-Eduard Gutknecht Rematch on March 12th Video: Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Retirement, Not Being Tempted Randy Caballero, Frankie Gomez, Mosley Jr. Get Wins in Indio WBC To Name New Mandatory For Danny Garcia, With Khan Out Tomasz Adamek-Eric Molina on April 2nd in Krakow Dmitry Mikhaylenko Return Eyed For 4/29 in Sochi Canelo's Manager Rejects Talk of Khan Being 'Easy Fight' Top Rank Motivated To Continue Staging Events in China Daud Yordan Gets Technical Nod Over Yoshitaka Kato Amir Khan: When I Beat Canelo, Everyone is Going To Say 'Wow!' Thompson: They Can't Find a Bum For Luis Ortiz, I'd Expose Him! Julian Williams-Marcello Matano IBF Eliminator For Charlo Shot
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement