Former U.S. Olympic Bronze medal winner Deontay Wilder scored three knockdowns en route to a first round blowout over Kertson Manswell to keep his perfect knockout streak intact at the Mobile Events and Expo Center in Mobile, Alabama.
Wilder scored his first knockdown from a hard right to the top of the head that rocked Manswell and a follow up punch sent him to the canvas. The second was from a left hook to the head of an off balance Manswell. Wilder finished the deal with a right that was followed up by a left that sent rattled down for a third and final time and the fight was waved off.
Wilder, 228 lbs of Tuscaloosa, Al is now 24-0 with all wins coming early. Manswell, 251 lbs of Charlotteville, Trinidad is now 22-6.
Jayson Velez remained perfect as he scored a stunning one punch knockout over Leivi Brea round eight of a scheduled eight round Featherweight bout.
Velez, 127 lbs of Juncos, PR is now 19-0 with fourteen knockouts. Brea, 126 1/2 lbs of Miami, FL is 18-10-3
Former world title challenger Dmitry Salita scored a fourth round stoppage over veteran Roberto Valenzuela in a scheduled eight round Super Welterweight bout.
Salita dropped Valenzuela with a left hook to the head at the end of round three and jumped on Valenzuela with a flurry and the fight was stopped attwenty-six seconds of round four.
Salita, 154 1/2 lbs of Brooklyn, NY is 34-1-1 with eighteen knockouts. Valenzuela, 149 1/2 lbs of Nogales, AZ is 39-70-2.
Thomas Williams remained undefeated by scoring a first round stoppage over Harley Kilfian in a scheduled six round Light Heavyweight bout.
Williams dropped Kilfian twice. First with a left-right to the head that dropped Kilfian face first. Kilfian got to his feet only to eat a vicious right hook that sent him to the canvas for a second time and the bout was stopped 1:41 into the fight.
Williams, 174.6 lbs of Fort Washington, MD is now 10-0 with seven knockouts. Kilfian, 173.8 lbs of Manomanee, WI is now 9-11.
Ray Ray Bryant scored a four round unanimous decision over Anthony Middlebrook in a Welterweight boyt.
Scores were 40-36, 39-37 and 40-37 for Bryant, 139.2 lbs of Tuscaloosa, AL and is now 3-0. Middlebrook, 144.2 lbs of Holt, Al is now 9-10-2.