Wilder Destroys Allen, Thurman Stops Hartman – Boxing Results
By Sam Gregory: On ESPN2 Friday Night Fights opening televised bout Keith “One Time” Thurman 9-0 with 9 KO’s from Clearwater, Florida who is considered one of the most devastating punchers in the sport didn’t let the fans down when he took on Travis Hartman 10-13-1 with 7 KO’s in a scheduled 6 round bout in the Jr middleweight division.
In the first round Thurman came out throwing and landing punches at will. Piercing right hands from the knockout artist brought Hartman to one knee midway through the first round. Before the end of the first round Hartman was again taking an eight count but managed to survive the round.
At 1:00 of the second round Hartman’s corner mercifully threw in the towel to stop the fight as was predicted; Hartman had no answer for the devastating punches of his opponent as Thurman improved his record to 10-0 with 10 knockouts. Hartman fell to 10-14-1.
Making his second consecutive appearance on ESPN2 Friday Night Fights and the only medalist of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Boxing team Deontay Wilder 6-0 with 6 KO’s destroyed, outclassed and out matched Travis Allen 3-4 with 3 KO’s in what was to be a scheduled 4 round bout in the heavyweight division.
In round 1 Wilder scored an early knockdown, than as Allen just beat the count Wilder finished the job at 1:30 of the first round winning the fight by TKO. Deontay Wilder improved his unbeaten streak to 7-0 with 7 knockouts. Travis Allen fell to 3-5.
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