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Le’Veon Bell KO’s Adrian Peterson in the battle of the running backs (Video)

NFL stars Le’Veon Bell and Adrian Peterson shared the boxing ring and their bout ended in a finish.

Bell and Peterson went one-on-one on the Social Gloves 2: McBroom vs. Gib card. The action was held inside Bank of America Stadium in Los Angeles, California. This one was scheduled for five rounds.

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In the final round, Bell leveled Peterson with a lead right hand that dropped him. Peterson got back to his feet, but he was on wobbly legs and the referee had seen enough.

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Going into his bout with fellow NFL RB Peterson, Bell told reporters during a pre-fight news conference that he was taking the sport of boxing seriously because he recognizes the dangers (via BoxingScene).

“The first thing that went through my mind was [that Peterson] a great opponent. It couldn’t have been a better name for my first opponent. I’m eager. I’m ready. The 30th couldn’t come any quicker,” Bell said during a news conference. 

“Boxing is something that, you know, they always say it’s something you can’t play boxing. Last year, I almost sat out the whole year to try to focus on boxing because I kind of knew that was what I wanted to transition to. This year, I know I’m not going to be playing this year because I want to focus on boxing. This transition has been another opportunity for me. I’m ready to showcase what I’m about.”

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He also made it clear that he didn’t plan to be one and done with the Peterson fight.

“This is not just a one-off. This is I guess like my introduction to kind of show what I’ll be doing and how I’ll be going about myself. Just an intro.”

This article appeared first on BJPENN.COM
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