Deontay Wilder vs. Owen Beck

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Official Fight Poster

Deontay Wilder 217 lbs beat Owen Beck 243 lbs by RTD at 3:00 in round 3 of 8

  • Date: 2012-06-23
  • Location: Killer Buzz Arena, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
  • Notes

    • Deontay Wilder 22-0 (22 KOs) vs. Owen Beck 29-10 (20 KOs)
    • Beck entered having lost his previous seven bouts; six by knockout.
    • Ticket prices ranged from $25 to $100. [1]
    • It was the ninth knockout loss of Beck's professional career.
    • Time for the fight was 3:00

    Bout Summary

    Beck was staggered by an overhand right late in the first round and dropped to one knee, but was able to return to his corner at the bell. Beck went down again in the second round after a short Wilder left, but again survived. Beck took more heavy punishment in the third round including a cut which opened above his left eye. He went down twice more before being unable to respond for the start of the fourth round.