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This Angle Of Deontay Wilder's Knockout Punch Is Jaw-Dropping

Deontay Wilder fighting Tyson Fury.

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 01: Tyson Fury baits Deontay Wilder in the second round, fighting to a draw during the WBC Heavyweight Championship at Staples Center on December 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

On Saturday night, heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder defended his title in dominant fashion with a first-round knockout.

Mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale talked a big game coming into the fight against the Bronze Bomber, but hit the mat at 2:17 of Round 1.

Wilder hit Breazeale with a nasty right hand, dropping the challenger.

After a ten-count, the referee called the fight, giving Wilder his 40th knockout in his professional career.

A first round knockout is about as dominant as it gets, however, just writing about the knockout won't do it justice.

Here's the one-punch knockout:

Wilder threatened to add a "body" to his record earlier this week - comments that immediately became under investigation by the WBC.

Despite being knocked out, Breazeale thought the referee ended the fight too early after he stood up just before the 10-count.

"I think the ref stopped it a little early because I could hear him saying seven and eight, but that's boxing," he said.

"He did his job and kept us safe for our next fight. I got on my feet and had my legs under me. It's the heavyweight division so there's going to big shots from guys with power."

Wilder moves to 41-0-1 with the win - 40 of those wins coming by knockout.