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Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz in the works

By Jeff Aranow: A fight between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder and undefeated contender Luis “King Kong” Ortiz is in the works for the fall on Showtime Championship Boxing, according to However, #1 WBC Bermane Stiverne is Deontay’s mandatory at this time. … Read

Whyte unhappy with Deontay Wilder for not giving him a title shot

By William Mackay: Dillian Whyte is not a happy person right now with Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder choosing to reject the $3 million offer from Whyte’s promoter Eddie Hearn for a fight between them. Whyte, #5 WBC, wants a crack at Wilder’s WBC heavyweight title. The unbeaten Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) would fight Whyte for […]

Deontay Wilder willing to travel to the UK for a BIG fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn, the promoter for IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte, is interested in having unbeaten WBC champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder travel over to the UK to fight his two heavyweights, starting with Whyte. As of now, the cash isn’t there from Hearn’s side to get Deontay to fight […]

Deontay Wilder wants $7M for Dillian Whyte fight

By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn wants WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) to get his fighter #5 WBC Dillian Whyte (21-1, 15 KOs) a title shot in what would be a voluntary defense for Wilder in September or October or possibly later. Deontay has a mandatory defense due […]

Deontay Wilder picks Canelo to beat GGG

By Allan Fox: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder is picking former 2 division world champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) to defeat unbeaten Kazakhstan fighter Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) on September 16. Wilder doesn’t say why he’s siding with Canelo to beat Golovkin, but it’s possible that he feels that […]

Tony Bellew will likely face David Haye next

< By Scott Gilfoid: Tony Bellew was hoping to get a title shot against one of the heavyweight champions Deontay Wilder or Joseph Parker, but it looks like he’s going to have to settle for a rematch with36-year-old David Haye. That fight is the 34-year-old Bellew’s best payday available to him, according to his promoter […]

Wilder denies being knocked out by Klitschko

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder says he was never knocked out by Wladimir Klitschko in the past when he was assisting him with sparring to get him ready for one of his fights. Sky Sports commentator Johnny Nelson said that Wilder had been knocked out in the past by Wladimir, […]

Pound-4-Pound Paper Champions

By Earl E: There are countless writings published of people’s opinions on the pound-for-pound best boxers in the sport today. Instead, I give you the best pound-for-pound paper champions that presently the sport has to offer. What we expect from great boxers, such as toughness, perseverance, and challenging themselves against the best boxers, these boxers […]

Deontay: People are begging for Wilder-Joshua

By Scott Gilfoid: Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) says the boxing public is absolutely begging for a unification fight between him and IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) to take place. Wilder, 6’7”, says he wants to give the fans what they want to see so that he can show them […]

Deontay Wilder: Tyson Fury isn’t coming back

By Scott Gilfoid: Tyson Fury has put on too much weight for him to ever come back to boxing, says Deontay Wilder. The 28-year-old former heavyweight champion Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) let his weight get out of control after his win over Wladimir Klitschko in 2015, and let himself balloon up to 365 pounds. Just […]

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