Deontay Wilder vs. David Long
2011-11-26 : Deontay Wilder 215½ lbs beat David Long 228 lbs by KO at 1:17 in round 1 of 8
- Location: U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
- Referee: Frank Garza
- Deontay Wilder 19-0 (19 KOs) vs. David Long 11-1-2 (7 KOs)
- Fight was on the undercard of Adrien Broner vs. Vicente Martin Rodriguez.
- At 39, Long was 13 years older than Wilder and was fighting at his heaviest in over two years.
- It was the second first-round-knockout loss of Long's professional career.
Wilder worked almost exclusively with the jab in the opening minute. The first right hand he threw in the fight caught Long flush and sent him down hard. Without beginning a count, the referee waved an end to the bout.