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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 19-2-1.

“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 moments offensively.

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 times.

Beterbiev dominated also the seventh and eight rounds. He connected a lot or more power shots than his opponent.

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.”


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