Carnations knocked out Stevenson

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Alexander Gvozdik became world champion

Heavy fighting ended with the victory of Ukrainian in the eleventh round. Boxer received the title of world champion under version WBC.

Ukrainian boxer Alexander Gvozdik won the title of world champion under version WBC light heavyweight (79.4 kg), sending a heavy knockout canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson who owned the belt since 2013.

Starting rounds have become familiarisation, but in the third round with a starting Gong Carnations held an unexpected blow to the head, sending the opponent to the canvas, but the referee somehow not counted the knockdown.

By the middle of the battle on the actions of the champion began to affect fatigue. I have begun the rounds, but then only a single shot left.

Carnations, on the contrary, with each round increased the speed, working combinations, had really shifted on his feet, going for the shock arm.

Difficult moment came in the tenth round, when Carnations missed a strong blow from the knockdown he was saved only by the ropes. He escaped the clinch, but in the end of the round, the Ukrainian was given a good series of blows to the head the opponent quickly before he could recover.

Between rounds the coach Stevenson motivated to finish Carnation, saying that “Ukrainian is dead”, but dead was canadian Stud pushed hard, had a couple of series of punches, forcing the champion to go into survival mode, and then sent to the canvas. Stevenson was raised and the referee immediately stopped the fight.

See also video knockout fight Carnations – Stevenson, as well as full video of the fight.

At the same time the notes of the judges Carnations lost at the time of stopping the fight.

Carnations became the fourth current world champion from Ukraine – other Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksandr Usyk has already commented on the victory of the other.

See also the video of a locker room Stud, and also the first words of the Ukrainian after the victory.

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