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Vitali Klitschko Beats Adamek Down For TKO Win

By Alexey Sukachev

Stadion Miejski, Wroclaw, Poland - Before a crowd of over 42,000 fans,  Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40KOs) retained his WBC heavyweight title with a dominating ten round stoppage of former two division champion Tomasz Adamek (44-2, 28KOs).

In the very first round, a hard right hand nearly sent Adamek down. Adamek tried to put his punches together in the second, with Vitali working a very strong jab and once again stunned Adamek with a hard right in the middle of the round. In the final ten seconds, Vitali landed another right hand that sent Adamek flying back. The Polish boxer would have went down if not for the ropes.

Adamek was still being dominated in the third. It became clear that Adamek was simply too small. He was talking some big chances, jumping in with combinations that were mostly blocked.

The Polish star was landing a few good punches at the start of the fourth and continued to make Vitali work at a fast pace. Adamek's hard left hand was on point at the start of the fifth. Klitschko started to land his own left hands as Adamek positioned himself to stay away from the right.

In the sixth, Klitschko landed another bomb that sent Adamek flying back into the ropes, and this time the ref gave a knockdown ruling because the ropes held the Polish boxer up. Adamek was hurt and circled away from Vitali until the bell. Vitali's nose was bleeding badly as the seventh round began.

Klitschko's jab dominated the seventh round and he was breaking Adamek down. Klitschko continued his domination in the eight and ninth. Adamek was taking a lot of punishment.

In the tenth, Vitali was handing out a pure beating to Adamek. He was landing hard shots with both hands. Adamek's legs were gone and he was ready to go, as the ref jumped in to wave it off.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sadistic on 09-17-2011

40 years old 40th knockout 40 KOs in 43 wins Greatest Heavyweight Champ KO% of all time!!!

Comment by pugay_kamay on 09-14-2011

[QUOTE=disolly;11114831]vitali is a beast... in my opinion, possibly the most dominant heavyweight of all time. maybe doesnt have the most skill or most exciting (though he does put on a good show when he has a guy that is willing…

Comment by Sadistic on 09-13-2011

COMPLETE DOMINATION!!! BRUTAL BEATDOWN!!! Vitali Klitschko is a MONSTER!!! Props to my boy Adamek, he fought like a warrior, showed tons of heart, took a brutal beating and went out on his shield. There is no shame in losing to…

Comment by joe strong on 09-11-2011

that was as dominant as a performance as you can get. he worked adamek over & made adamek look like a child getting a beating in the school yard.vitali was too big & strong.he had his hands by his waist…

Comment by Cloud on 09-11-2011

[QUOTE=Iceta Lives;11117436]Adamek performed okay considering the circumstances I guess. I don't remember this Heavyweight from Finland they kept talking about who is a big knockout artist with skill. Can't remember his name. They are talking like he is the only…

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