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Video: Anthony Joshua crumples Dominic Breazeale, remains IBF heavyweight champion

Another fight, another win, another knockout for IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, who electrified the O2 Arena in London, England with a 7th round stoppage of Dominic Breazeale.

It took perhaps a bit longer than anticipated, but Anthony Joshua shined once again in front of his home fans in London, England. In what was a Sky Box Office pay-per-view main event in the UK, Joshua improved to 17-0 (17 KOs) with a thumping of a very tough but always overmatched Dominic Breazeale (17-1, 15 KOs). This fight also aired live on Showtime, in what kicked off the network's multi-fight deal with Joshua.

While Breazeale was able to withstand Joshua's best punches through the first half of the fight, Joshua was unfazed by the American's own power punches, and the Brit was in full control all the way. Joshua stayed calm, measured, worked his combinations, and ultimately got the knockdown he wanted early in round 7. When a badly hurt Breazeale returned to this feet, right eye swollen badly through the sharp jabs of the 26-year-old Joshua, the reigning IBF heavyweight champion went in for the kill. A blitzing combination punctuated with a big left hand folded Breazeale like a deck chair, and Howard Foster had no choice but to stop the fight at the 1:12 mark, much to the delight of the fans in London's O2 Arena.

You can watch the video of the knockout at the top of the page (may be geo-restricted for UK viewers). In the videos below, you can see some of the highlights from round 2, which saw Breazeale briefly in stanky leg mode, as well as a slow motion replay of the 2nd knockdown-turned-knockout.

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