The bad blood between the pair was palpable throughout the whole media build-up and both men talked of inflicting death on another at the final press conference this week and it seemed to spur Wilder on and seemed raring to go from the get go intent on making an emphatic statement.
Wilder decimates Stiverne inside one round
Wilder started off sharp, feeling Stiverne out behind the jab but it was clear he was looking to drop the right hand at the earliest possible opportunity. It didn’t take too long before Wilder landed it ,sending a seemingly shell shocked Stiverne to the canvas.
Wilder menacingly over Stiverne in a grim reaper like fashion as he struggled to his feet following the knockdown. Wilder pressed his advantage immediately and jumped on his vulnerable opponent and sent him crashing to the canvas again following a thudding left-right combination.