Artur Beterbiev stops Oleksandr Gvozdk to unify light heavyweight titles

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Russias Artur Beterbiev and a 10th-round stoppage of Oleksandr Gvozdyk unified the light heavyweight division in Philadelphia.
The 34-year-old knocked on his opponent that was Ukrainian down three times at the round before referee Gary Rosato ceased the competition with 11 minutes left.
Beterbiev seized Gvozdyks World Boxing Council belt and also defended his International Boxing Federation crown.
This was the very first world title bout because fighter Patrick Day died on Wednesday.
After being pumped from Charles Conwell in Chicago last weekend, american welterweight Day, that suffered a brain injury, was honoured prior to the major event with a 10-bell salute.
Beterbiev, who trains in Montreal, Canada, now has 15 wins from 15 professional battles after beating his formerly unbeaten rival in the Liacouras Center.
His next fight is going to be a mandatory defence Chinas Meng Fanlong, against the other undefeated fighter.
Promoter Bob Arum wants to hold that struggle next season in China around the time of this New Year.
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