One of the most interesting things about the sport of boxing, certainly heavyweight boxing, is its fragility.
Upsets can and do happen. A loss doesn’t mean what it did before of course.
Fighters come back all the time.
One of the amazing things to observe in the sport.
A single punch can literally change everything in the blink of an eye in professional boxing.
Create a dream or put one temporarily on hold for someone else.
This brave but inspiring storyline always a significant incumbent of the marketing of the sport.
Year after year.
Boxing is just one of those sports where conventional logic goes out the window from time to time.
A sport where passion and the impossible are made possible regularly. Miracles can and do happen and tearing up the script year after year — something that boxers do all the time.
This past weekend one such heavyweight suffered a shock first round stoppage in this regard:
(Hat tip DAZN Twitter)
Full credit to Russian heavyweight Fedosov.
A very good punch.
Textbook straight right hand over the shoulder while remaining in perfect balance.