After two defeats to Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder made a spectacular comeback to boxing by knocking out Robert Helenius in the first round.
Before unleashing his right hand, which has long been regarded as the greatest in the sports, the former heavyweight champion had an upper hand during the first round of the competition.
While the bout had been stopped so the referee could tend to his opponent, Wilder was celebrating. He was shouting and raised his hands in enthusiasm as he got closer to the ropes.
After being defeated twice by Fury, the 36-year-old triumphed convincingly in his debut bout. Fury knocked out Deontay Wilder twice in the 11th round of their last fight in October.
The bout came off at Barclays Centre in Brooklyn witnessed Helenius’ fall to the ground without being not able to get up.
For most of the round, he used his slight weight advantage to push Wilder back, but Wilder delivered the right hand that saw an end to the Finnish fighter’s dreams of earning a title bout
Wilder might win another heavyweight belt again after demonstrating once more why his strength makes him one of the sport’s must-see class.