Adonis Stevenson defeats Chad Dawson by KO round 1 1:16
The main event on HBO Boxing After Dark this weekend saw Adonis Stevenson take on Chad Dawson. Dawson was the favorite, but it was Stevenson who took the win. In less than two minutes, Stevenson landed a left hand one punch KO on Dawson. While there was always a question of Stevenson's power perhaps being the difference maker, this was definitely a shocking finish.
Here, check out highlights of Chad Dawson vs. Adonis Stevenson, courtesy of ESPN.
Looking ahead, this opens the door wide open for the future of Stevenson. Everyone from Andre Ward to Bernard Hopkins to Bute and Pascal is suddenly an option for this immediate star. For Chad Dawson, this is a major loss that casts serious doubts on his future as a main event fighter.