“Where Did Dat Punch Come From”: Boxing World Left Flabbergasted as Boxer Claims a “Perfect Right Hand” Knockout Victory

Published 06/19/2022, 11:03 AM EDT

The boxing world witnessed one of the best knockouts of the year. Artur Beterbiev and Joe Smith Jr. went toe-to-toe against each other for the unified light heavyweight championship. Moreover, the undercard of the main event also made the headlines as Troy Isley delivered a brutal knockout.

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Fans went berserk as Isley floored Donte Stubbs with a perfect right hand. Consequently, fans poured their appreciation on Twitter.

Fans react to a brutal knockout by Troy Isley

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The undercard event did not disappoint as fans could witness Troy Isley put on a scintillating performance. The American boxer caught Stubbs with a perfect right hand in the sixth and final round of their fight. Consequently, the referee declared that Stubbs could not continue the fight.

The fans couldn’t believe where and how Isley delivered that blow as they stated, “Where did dat punch come from”. Furthermore, they claimed it was a “clean, clean right hand.”

Other fans were so impressed with the knockout that they had to see it “three or four times.”

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Additionally, it took a couple of more replays to watch the KO due to the lightning speed of the blow by Isley.

Some fans have called Isley’s brutal right hand “a bomb” because of how “perfectly timed” it was, like a bullseye.

Following this win, Isley extended his undefeated run in his young career to 6-0. Only time will tell where the American boxer will head next.

Who won the unified light heavyweight championship?

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Beterbiev put on a masterclass performance as he defeated Joe Smith Jr. to become the unified light heavyweight champion. The fight was stopped as Beterbiev knocked down Smith one time in round one and three times in the second round.

Following his emphatic win, the Russian extended his boxing record to 18-0. Additionally, this win sets up the highly anticipated showdown for the undisputed light heavyweight championship fight against the WBA champion Dmitry Bivol.

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Darsh Karkera

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Darsh Karkera is a Boxing author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his masters in Clinical Psychology at CHRIST University, Bangalore. According to Darsh himself, the one and only one thing that fuels him, is sports.

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