Artur Beterbiev KOs Oleksandr Gvozdyk, unifies Light Heavyweight titles

In a spectacular light heavyweight world title unification showdown, IBF champion Artur Beterbiev scored a tenth round KO against WBC champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk at the
Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. Both fighters landed big shots, round after round. But it was the relentless Beterbiev who had Gvozdyk holding on in round nine. Gvozdyk took
a knee in round ten. Beterbiev then knocked him down two more times in the round to end the fight. Time of stoppage 2:49.


Beterbiev retains IBF light heavyweight title

May 4: Stockton, USA

The IBF light heavyweight champion defended his title in style with a fifth round knockout
of Radivoje Kalajdzic on Saturday night at Stockton Arena in Stockton, California. Beterbiev
with a perfect knockout percentage scored a knockdown in round 3. At the start of the 5th
round Beterbiev closed the show with some hard shots to the head. The referee stopped
the fight at 13 seconds of the round.

ARTUR BETERBIEV      
     
   
Current IBF LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION   Total Fights 15  
BORN: January 21 1985 (34)   Wins 15 (KO 15)  
BIRTHPLACE: Khasavyurt, Dagestan   Losses 0  
HEIGHT: 1.82 m      
       

 
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
15 Win 15–0 Oleksandr Gvozdyk KO 10 (12), 2:49 18 Oct 2019 Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Retained IBF light-heavyweight title; Won WBC light heavyweight title
14 Win 14–0 Radivoje Kalajdzic KO 5 (12), 0:13 4 May 2019 Stockton Arena, Stockton, California, USA Retained IBF light-heavyweight title
13 Win 13–0 Callum Johnson KO 4 (12), 2:36 6 Oct 2018 Wintrust Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA Retained IBF light-heavyweight title
12 Win 12–0 Germany Enrico Kölling KO 12 (12), 2:33 11 Nov 2017 United States Save Mart Arena, Fresno, California, US Won vacant IBF light-heavyweight title
11 Win 11–0 Paraguay Isidro Ranoni Prieto TKO 1 (12), 2:44 23 Dec 2016 Canada Casino du Lac-Leamy, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada Retained WBA–NABA light-heavyweight title
10 Win 10–0 Argentina Ezequiel Maderna TKO 4 (12), 0:54 4 Jun 2016 Canada Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Retained WBA–NABA light-heavyweight title
9 Win 9–0 United States Alexander Johnson TKO 7 (10), 1:38 12 Jun 2015 United States UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, US Retained WBA–NABA light-heavyweight title;
Won vacant WBO International light-heavyweight title
8 Win 8–0 Spain Gabriel Campillo KO 4 (12), 0:37 4 Apr 2015 Canada Colisée Pepsi, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Retained IBF North American light-heavyweight title
7 Win 7–0 United States Jeff Page Jr. TKO 2 (10), 2:21 19 Dec 2014 Canada Colisée Pepsi, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Retained WBA–NABA light-heavyweight title;
Won vacant IBF North American and WBONABO light-heavyweight titles
6 Win 6–0 United States Tavoris Cloud KO 2 (12), 0:38 27 Sep 2014 Canada Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Won vacant WBANABA light-heavyweight title
5 Win 5–0 Mexico Alvaro Enriquez TKO 1 (6), 2:38 22 Aug 2014 Canada Complexe Sportif Sportscene, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
4 Win 4–0 France Gabriel Lecrosnier TKO 4 (6), 2:44 18 Jan 2014 Canada Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
3 Win 3–0 United States Billy Bailey KO 1 (6), 2:49 30 Nov 2013 Canada Colisée Pepsi, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
2 Win 2–0 United States Rayco Saunders RTD 3 (6), 3:00 28 Sep 2013 Canada Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1 Win 1–0 United States Christian Cruz TKO 2 (4), 2:21 8 Jun 2013 Canada Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Professional debut