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Deontay Wilder expects Dominic Breazeale to push Anthony Joshua & make a good fight

Deontay Wilder says that Anthony Joshua’s IBF Heavyweight title clash with Dominic Breazeale is a 50-50 fight at The O2 in London on Saturday night. Wilder will be part of the Showtime team covering the fight from New York City and the WBC king will be on the edge of his seat as he cannot split champion or challenger as Joshua prepares to defend the title he landed in April with...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos & quotes: Deontay Wilder & Chris Arreola meet face to face at LA presser

Heavyweight titlist Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola went face-to-face for the first time Tuesday at a Los Angeles press conference for their Premier Boxing Champions on FOX & showdown Saturday, July 16 from Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. The fighters were together at the Conga Room at L.A. Live after Wilder had hosted a press...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder joins Showtime announcing team for Joshua vs. Breazeale

WBC Heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder will join the Showtime announce team as an in-studio analyst for the presentation of the IBF Heavyweight title fight between undefeated Anthony Joshua and unbeaten challenger Dominic Breazeale on Saturday, June 25, live at 5:15 p.m. ET. The charismatic Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) will provide commentary and insight from a New York studio along with...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilder files $5 million suit over canceled Povetkin fight

NEW YORK (AP) Heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder and promoter DiBella Entertainment have filed a $5 million lawsuit against Russian Alexander Povetkin and his promoter. Wilder and DiBella filed suit alleging breach of contract Monday in U.S. District Court of New York. Wilder, the WBC champion, and mandatory challenger Povetkin were scheduled to fight May 21 in Moscow but the fight...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WBC heavyweight champion Wilder set to fight Arreola

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is set to fight Chris Arreola at Legacy Arena in his home state on July 16. Wilder's co-manager Jay Deas confirmed the matchup on Friday. The Tuscaloosa native is 36-0 with 35 knockouts and has fought in Birmingham twice before. Arreola is 36-4-1 with 31 knockouts. Wilder was scheduled to fight mandatory challenger...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder interview: I know I’ll be the undisputed heavyweight champion

Undefeated WBC Heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder hosted a media workout at the Skyy Gym in Northport, Ala. as he prepares to become the first reigning American heavyweight champion to travel to Russia to defend his title. In less than one month, on Saturday, May 21, Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs), of Tuscaloosa, Ala., will put his title on the line against mandatory challenger and native...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 22, 2016  |  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

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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