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Mikey Garcia seized the WBC lightweight world title by knocking out the previously-undefeated champion Dejan Zlaticanin with a horrifying punch that left the Montenegran unconscious on the canvas for several minutes.

Garcia, a 29-year-old who hails from Oxnard, previously held titles at featherweight and super featherweight. The win, alas, failed to unify any of the four major lightweight belts.



Timothy Burke is formerly Deadspin's Video Director.

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