Adonis Stevenson (pictured) posted a sixth-round TKO over Tony Bellew.
Quebec City, QC (SportsNetwork.com) -
Adonis Stevenson defended his WBC light heavyweight title on Saturday with a sixth-round TKO over mandatory challenger Tony Bellew.
Stevenson (22-1, 19 KOs), who has successfully defended his title twice, landed a hard left hand to the head of Bellew, snapping the contender's head back and rendering him completely defenseless. With Bellew unable to defend himself, the referee was forced to step in and stop the fight.
Bellew (20-1-1, 12 KOs) was knocked to the mat earlier in the round.