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Video: Adrien Broner, Jermell Charlo Clowning at Presser

Deontay Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight title and unbeaten record after an incredible first-round knockout of Bermane Stiverne in New York Saturday.

Stiverne had been the only fighter to ever push Wilder (39-0) the distance, but he was unable to last three minutes at the Barclays Center.

Wilder initially landed a huge left-right combination to the face of Stiverne, who was never able to recover from the blow.

Stiverne tried – knocked down once more by another big right hand – and a final flurry from Wilder with seconds remaining in the round ended the bout.

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The American is now 39-0 with 38 knockouts, and he wants to face WBA, IBF and IBO champion Anthony Joshua (20-0) next.

"I've been waiting on that fight for a long time now," Wilder told Showtime in an in-ring interview.

"I declare war upon you. Do you accept my challenge? I've been waiting for a long time, I know I'm the champion, I know I'm the best. Are you up for the test?"

Stiverne (25-3-1) had taken Wilder the distance in January 2015, but the 39-year-old never came close to doing so again.

 Earlier, Sergey Lipinets won a unanimous decision over Akihiro Kondo for the vacant IBF junior welterweight title, a decision that was lustily booed by the crowd of 10,924 at Barclays Center.

In a bout featuring lots of action but lots of missed punches, the 28-year-old Lipinets of Kazakhstan won despite dealing with a cut on the forehead that bled for the final six rounds. He won 118-111 on one judge's card and 117-111 on two others even though Kondo, fighting outside of his native Japan for the first time, carried much of the action in the second half of the bout.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TITOS HOOK on 11-05-2017

This is the dumbest ****. These are fools who unfortunately are celebrated in todays culture. Whereas a well spoken, intelligent, class act like Shawn Porter is never given the kind of shine that crass fools and uber coons like Broner…

Comment by BigStomps on 11-05-2017

Stupid fvcking morons!

Comment by genrick on 11-05-2017

PBC clowns taking their time. They'll be back in a year dawg.

Comment by The Madison on 11-05-2017

[QUOTE=Dean_Razorback;18186231]what was that about? is this newsworthy?[/QUOTE] more cringeworthy than newsworthy...

Comment by Beercules on 11-05-2017

:pat: :pat:

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