Deontay Wilder (Amanda Westcott/Showtime)
Showtime Boxing Results: Wilder Destroys Breazeale, Russell Jr. Dismantles Martinez
On Saturday, May 18, Showtime Boxing presented Wilder vs. Breazeale from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
In the night’s main event, WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder scored a first-round knockout to earn his ninth title defense against former IBF title challenger Dominic Breazeale.
Also, Gary Russell Jr. defended his WBC world featherweight belt against Kiko Martinez.
The preliminary card kicked off at 6:30 p.m. ET on YouTube and Facebook. The main card continued live at 9 p.m. ET on Showtime and RPC Channel 4 (Panama).
Deontay Wilder def. Dominic Breazeale by knockout (right hook). Round 1 – for WBC world heavyweight title
Gary Russell Jr. def. Kiko Martinez by TKO. Round 5 – for WBC world featherweight title
Juan Heraldez vs. Argenis Mendez ends in majority draw (95-95, 97-93, 95-95)
Robert Alfonso vs. Iago Kiladze ends in a split draw
Gary Antonio Russell def. Saul Eduardo Hernandez by technical decision. Round 6
Gary Antuanne Russell def. Marcos Mojica by knockout. Round 4