Bendavidez vs Douglin FULL FIGHT: August 5, 2016 - PBC on ESPN
- Posted by sabre on Apr 14, 2021
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(August 5, 2016) Powerful 19-year-old prospect David Benavidez broke down Denis Douglin to gain a 10th-round TKO.
Benavidez went deeper into a fight than he had ever been before the 19-year-old power puncher earned a 10th-round TKO of Douglin.
Douglin was able to smother the 6-foot-2 Phoenix native for much of the fight despite giving away six inches in height, but Benavidez finally broke through with a knockdown in Round 9 before gaining the stoppage in the final frame.
Benavidez’s length and power really began to take their toll on Douglin in the ninth, when the teen landed a left uppercut to begin a four-punch volley that dropped the 28-year-old southpaw with 15 seconds left in the round.
It was more of the same to begin the 10th as Benavidez punished Douglin with an array of uppercuts and hooks before referee Gary Rosato stepped in and stopped the fight 35 seconds into the round.
It was the eighth straight knockout for Benavidez, but just his fourth time fighting past four ro