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Deontay Wilder, Dominic Breazeale hotel fight video emerges

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale got into it at the Westin Birmingham Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday night, and we now have video of the fight.It happened right across the street from Legacy Arena, where the two both fought earlier in the night. And apparently, the beef had been heating up for awhile, as Breazeale had got into it with Wilder’s...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WBC heavyweight champ Wilder wins again, and now he waits

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Deontay Wilder has taken the first step toward claiming another heavyweight title belt by year's end. Now, all the WBC champion can do is wait and hope for a much more high-profile fight than he's had lately. Wilder stopped challenger Gerald Washington in the fifth round Saturday night at Legacy Arena in his return from surgeries to repair a broken right...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Big punching Wilder believes he can save heavyweights

Deontay Wilder was in the Super Bowl media center in Houston a few days before the game when a somewhat familiar face walked by. Wilder and his girlfriend recognized Andrew Zimmern, who stars in the ''Bizarre Foods'' show on the Travel Channel. More telling, perhaps, was that Zimmern recognized him. ''I'm a big fan, champ,'' Zimmern said before engaging Wilder in a friendly chat...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder: Boxing needs to crack down on cheaters

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Deontay Wilder wants more of a crackdown on cheating ''before it ruins the sport of boxing.'' The unbeaten WBC heavyweight champion's last two fights have come after his original opponents - Alexander Povetkin and Andrzej Wawrzyk - tested positive for banned substances. Now, Wilder faces unbeaten Gerald Washington on Feb. 25 in Birmingham, Alabama. He interrupted...
Via Associated Press
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

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

Videos: Deontay Wilder interview, plus Showtime Wilder vs. Szpilka preview

Mark Kriegel meets in New York with undefeated WBC heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder, as the American champ looks to continue his path to history by putting his imprint on the division one step at a time. You can watch Kriegel’s interview with Wilder here, courtesy of Showtime, while also checking out Showtime’s Wilder vs. Szpilka video preview and promo. “I’m just a different...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 06, 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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