Deontay Wilder retains WBC Heavyweight World Title; Nyambayar stops Gemino
The Bronze Bomber Deontay Wilder stays perfect as he stops Gerald Washington at 1:45 of 5th round to retain his WBC Heavyweight World Title in Alabama. Wilder improves record to 38 wins 0L with 37 knockouts,
Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) was tentative and immobile to start the fight, staying stagnant and allowing Gerald Washington (18-1-1) to keep the pressure on with his jab and counterpunches. But in just a flash, Wilder ended the fight with a flurry. Washington dropped like a sack of potatoes into the ring ropes and continued to fight for a short time before the ref finally called off the action. - reported by CBS Sports.
In the co main event Jarrett Hurd stops Tony Harrison in 9th round to bag the previously vacant IBF Supermiddleweight World Title.
Meanwhile Filipino road warrior Jhon Gemino wasn't able to continue his winning strict and upsets on the road as former Olympian Tugstoght "King Tug" Nyambayar dropped him 4 times enroute to 10th round TKO win over the Filipino boxer.