Cloutier’s Canada Corner
Beterbiev Stops Deines In The 10th Round
By Daniel Cloutier
MONTRÉAL - WBC and IBF light heavyweight (175 pounds)
champion of the world, the Montrealer Russian Artur
Beterbiev kept his two major titles Saturday in Moscow,
Russia, in beating his countryman Adam Deines by TKO in
the 10th round. Beterbiev has a perfect pro boxing
record of 16-0-0, 16 wins by TKO or KO, and Deines, a
Russian who is living in Germany, has now a record of
“I am holding two major world titles, but I am ready to
unify my titles to the WBA and WBO world titles,” said
Beterbiev after the bout. “I got a great preparation for
this fight, mentally, physically and technically, and
you saw the result. I know I have the talent necessary
to become unified light heavyweight champion of the
world. The next time I will be in the ring, I am hope to
face the winner of the American Joe Smith Jr. and the
Russian Maxim Viasov, who will fight for the WBO light
heavyweight title April 4th in Tusa, Oklahoma. I really
want to add the WBO world title to my collection.”
In the first round, Beterbiev provoked a knockdown with
a solid right hand on the jaw.
The second round was close, each fighter got his good
The third round was also close, but Beterbiev gave the
best power shots.
In the fourth round, Beterbiev rushed his opponent. He
attacks at least 10 times.
In the fifth round, Beterbiev attacks energetically and
his rival looked in trouble.
In the sixth round, Beterbiev connected solidly several
Beterbiev dominated also the seventh and eight rounds.
He connected a lot or more power shots than his
In the ninth round, Beterbiev attacked energetically but
Deines did well in the last minute of the round.
In the 10th round,. Beterbiev attacked intensively, he
sent his opponent again on the floor and the referee
stopped the bout and declared Beterbiev winner by TKO.
“Beterbiev had a great fight. and I am proud of his
performance,” said the trainer Marc Ramsay. “He is ready
to fight the winner of the Smith-Viasov.”