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Tyson Fury storms ring to demand fight with Deontay Wilder after KO (VIDEO)

In a scene that was more WWE than WBC, Tyson Fury stormed into the ring and demanded a fight with Deontay Wilder after the heavyweight beat Artur Szpilka with a stunning knockout at Barclays Center Saturday night. Fury, who beat Wladimir Klitschko in November, was in Brooklyn to watch WBC champion Wilder beat the Polish fighter — who was still sprawled out on the canvas — when...
Via The Other Paper
January 17, 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

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

Showtime’s free preview weekend starts this Saturday, includes Deontay Wilder-Artur Szpilka card

Showtime will be available to over 70 million households during a a free preview weekend from Saturday, January 16 through Monday, January 18. For fight fans, that means a chance to catch this Saturday’s heavyweight doubleheader, headlined by Deontay Wilder vs. Artur Szpilka. Find full details here, along with a video close-up from Showtime on Wilder. Saturday’s line-up will...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder Joins The Ruckus Crew

Ahead of his upcoming heavyweight title fight against Artur Szpilka, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder took a break from a rigorous training camp to sit down with The Ruckus Boxing Podcast crew. Listen in as a hilarious Wilder not only discusses his fight and the rest of the heavyweight division but serenades the desk, plays a game called “Chin Check” where he provides...
Via BadCulture
January 08, 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 & Artur Szpilka talk upcoming fight; Szpilka on video – This is no f*cking joke

Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and Polish challenger Artur Szpilka took time out of their training schedules to exchange some words on a media conference call Wednesday before they meet in the ring on Saturday, January 16 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Showtime. Wilder and Szpilka will meet in the first heavyweight title matchup in Brooklyn in 115 years as the American...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 17, 2015  |  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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