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Video: Manuel Charr gets pasted by Mairis Briedis

What thirty-pound weight difference?

Patrick Stumberg is a freelance writer for SB Nation, first joining the network in 2011 before linking up with Bad Left Hook in 2015.

This weekend wasn't the busiest, but it did give us one of the better knockouts of the year as Latvian puncher Mairis Briedis moved up to heavyweight and absolutely demolished former title challenger Manuel Charr.

Briedis (17-0, 14 KO) is a ranked cruiserweight and gave up over thirty pounds to Charr, but the counter uppercut he landed would have laid out a horse. This wasn't a dinky TKO; this was a face-down, ass-up, that-one-clip-from-Friday KO.

Charr (28-4, 16 KO) has had something of a rough go this past fifteen months. One month after beating Kevin Johnson, "Diamond Boy" got throttled by Alexander Povetkin and has gone 2-2 since, the other loss being to upcoming Wilder victim Johann Duhaupas.

With hilariously bad pay-per-views and old guys trying desperately to stay relevant, sometimes it's nice to just sit back and enjoy one really big guy hitting another really big guy really really hard.

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