Deontay Wilder, right, throws a right at Gerald Washington during the WBC heavyweight title boxing bout Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
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Deontay Wilder proved his surgically repaired right hand is still a devastating force – once he unleashed it.Wilder returned from right arm injuries to stop Gerald Washington in the fifth round and retain his WBC heavyweight title Saturday night in a fight that heated up quickly after a quiet start.Wilder's left eye was marked up by the third round but neither fighter landed many hard shots in the first four rounds.Wilder spent part of his training camp in a New York courtroom, where he won a unanimous decision in seeking the $5 million payday from the Povetkin fight.Hurd (20-0, 14 knockouts) of Maryland sent Detroit's Harrison (24-2) down with a right hand at 2:24 after hurting him several times in the late rounds.Heavyweight Dominic Breazeale (18-1, 16 KOs) knocked previously unbeaten Izuagbe Ugohono (17-1) through the ropes and out at 50 seconds in the fifth round.
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