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Stevenson stops Karpency in 3rd round to retain WBC title

Stevenson stops Karpency in 3rd round to retain WBC title

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 11, 2015 at 9:20 p.m.


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TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Adonis Stevenson successfully defended his WBC light-heavyweight title for the sixth time, stopping American Tommy Karpency in the third round Friday night.

Stevenson (27-1-0) wobbled Karpency (25-5-1) with a left to the chin at the end of the second. The challenger got up, with some difficulty, and was saved by the bell.

Stevenson wasted little time putting down Karpency again in the third. Karpency struggled to his feet and referee Hector Afu called the fight 21 seconds into the round.

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