Quebecer Kevin Bizier suffered a knockout in the second round against the British Kell Brook in a world title fight welterweight IBF Saturday in Sheffield, England.
After falling to the mat once, the representative of the Belle Province has raised, but only for a few seconds as his rival has struck him several blows that brought down Bizier (25-3, 17 KOs ) a second time.
The Quebecer was previously dominated the first assault, tasting medicine Brook (36-0, 25 KOs), undefeated pro. This one went there several combinations that hurt Bizier. The neglected, however, remained standing while continuing to advance on his rival.
The loser was cut near the eye early in the second round. He will finally not have time to stop the bleeding, unable to block many attacks of his opponent.
At the top to stay
The native of the Saint-Г‰mile Quebec has suffered a third defeat in career.
He bowed twice a split decision against the Romanian-born boxer Jo Jo Dan. This was then treated to a world title fight against Brook.
Dan was able to reach the fourth assault, before suffering the same fate as Bizier. He was also dropped twice in round ground before falling twice more in the fourth.
Brook has got his hands on the belt of the IBF in August 2014 with a victory against American Shawn Porter. He defended his title three times, having also beat fellow Frankie Gavin.
Bizier name is therefore added to the list of Quebec pugilists who have recently lost a world title fight. Despite an excellent performance, Lucian Bute had lost to James DeGale last November. David Lemieux had meanwhile lost his belt before the powerful Gennady Golovkin in October 2015. Jean Pascal was also the victim of the power of Sergey Kovalev in January.