Powerhouse Wilder KO's Liakhovich within two minutes
Deontay Wilder rampaged to his 29th career win as he also
extended his phenomenal KO streak to 29 against former WBO World
Champion Siarhei Liakhovich.
The Belarussian was simply no match for a rampant Wilder, who
told the media he believed he'd one day bring a heavyweight world
title back to America for the first time since Shannon Briggs'
short stint as champion ended in June 2007.
Alabama fighter Wilder ended the fight with two clubbing right
hands that sent Liakhovich to the canvas out cold and twitching,
though he was fortunately later cleared by the medical team.
With an eye catching win against a stronger opponent, 6ft 7in
Wilder boosted his position in the rankings with the WBA and WBO,
where he's already moving into world title contention after the
17th first round knockout of his career.
Wilder has yet to go past the fourth round in any of his fights,
and speculation mounts that a mouthwatering bout between Britain's
Dereck Chisora and the powerful Wilder could be on the cards.
Unbeaten knockout king Wilder lines up Belarussian
American knockout machine Deontay Wilder - who has won all 28 of
his fights inside the distance - is looking to improve his record
to 29-0 against Belarussian Siarhei Liakhovich.
The "Bronze Bomber" Wilder (right) will enter the fight as the
overwhelming favourite against a man who has been stopped four
times in his career.
27-year-old Wilder will hope that yet another win will propel
him into elite level fights, where a potentially mouthwatering
clash against British heavyweight Dereck Chisora is a
Wilder impressed LIVE on BoxNation in April as he blew away
Audley Harrison within 70 seconds to record yet another knockout.
The Alabama brawler has never been past the fourth round in any
professional fight, and looks to continue that impressive record