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DEONTAY WILDER RUMORS

Gerald Washington: Deontay Wilder better take me seriously, I am real & I am coming

Unbeaten heavyweight Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington held an open workout Thursday for Los Angeles-area media as he prepares to challenge unbeaten heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes, Saturday, February 25 from Legacy Arena at the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama. Televised coverage...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
1 day ago

Deontay Wilder: Gerald Washington isn’t ready to fight me

Unbeaten heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder discussed his upcoming world title defense and more on Wednesday in New York ahead of his showdown with unbeaten Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington Saturday, February 25 from Legacy Arena at the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama. Televised coverage on FOX and FOX Deportes begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and also...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago

Undefeated New Zealand heavyweight Junior Fa signs with DiBella, will fight on Deontay Wilder card

DiBella Entertainment (DBE) is thrilled to announce the signing of highly touted undefeated New Zealand heavyweight prospect Uaine Fa Jr., otherwise known as Junior Fa (9-0, 6 KOs). He will make his US debut on February 25, in Birmingham, AL, underneath Deontay Wilder’s world heavyweight title defense. This is the first signing since DBE has brought in Australian boxing agent Brendan...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago

Luis Ortiz: Deontay Wilder is scared of facing me

“When I look at Deontay Wilder, I see an unsure, scared fighter. He’s crazy with his technique and worried about being hit. When you are that worried about getting hit, when you do get hit, you usually get knocked out.” Luis Ortiz Responding to WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder’s recent public statements, former WBA Interim Heavyweight Champion Luis Ortiz would like...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
9 days ago

Signing Day 2017: LB De’Andre Wilder signs with Miami Hurricanes

De’Andre Wilder announced his commitment to Miami via Twitter last fall. (Twitter) [All Hurricanes recruiting bios] A local linebacker with speed is on the way to UM. De’Andre Wilder signed Wednesday morning. More about him: De’Andre Wilder Wilder Status: signed Size: 6-2, 195 School: Miami-Carol City Stats: 64 tackles, 14 sacks, four forced fumbles as a junior (247) Stars...
Via Canes Watch
11 days ago

Deontay Wilder Struggles, Then Scores Massive KO

Deontay Wilder had his hands full briefly Saturday night on Showtime before those hands eventually found their target on Artur Szpilka’s noggin, ending in a spectacular one-shot knockout. The physically gifted heavyweight finally faced someone with a pulse after a series of no-hopers following his breakthrough early-2015 win over Bermane Stiverne, a win that hinted at a legitimate...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

From IHOP busboy to heavyweight champ, Deontay Wilder is boxing’s biggest success story

In Deontay Wilder’s mind, he was probably the best waiter at that IHOP restaurant in Tuscaloosa. He was developing his social skills, trying to turn people’s smiles into bigger tips, and he was flashy, taking the food and drink orders of customers without writing a word of it on a pad. Wilder could just remember the order. He had started as a busboy, the one who collects the...
Via The Comeback
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Wilder defends title as heavyweight division heats up

The heavyweight division is starting to get more interesting after years of domination by the Klitschko brothers and little in the way of worthy challengers. Tyson Fury ended Wladimir Klitschko's decade run as champion in November with an upset win that breathed some new life in the division. There are also a number of upcoming young heavyweights who may one day make their marks...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Deontay Wilder And David Haye

A big week of heavyweight boxing need a heavyweight mullet. And nobody in boxing has a more heavyweight mullet than Australian heavyweight Mark de Mori (pictured), who’s taking on David Haye on Saturday. In other news: Welcome to 2016! Boxing is back on TV and that’s reason enough to celebrate. I hope you’re feeling nice and relaxed after the holidays, and even if you’re...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder beats Eric Molina on fourth knockdown (Video)

Eric Molina on Saturday became the second boxer to last past four rounds against Deontay Wilder. He barely survived to make it to that point, and he was knocked down four times in the process as Wilder defeated him when the referee called an end to the bout in the ninth round. Wilder knocked Molina...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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