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2016 Rio Games: Premier Boxing Champions Olympians Weigh In

LAS VEGAS – August 8, 2016 – With the start of the 2016 Rio Games, Premier Boxing Champions’ past Olympic boxers have reflected on their journeys from Olympians to professional champions. From Bronze medalists – current heavyweight champion of the world Deontay Wilder (Beijing 2008) and super middleweight champ Andre Dirrell (Athens 2004)– to three-time […]

Deontay Wilder’s second surgery a success

By Eric Baldwin: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder’s second surgery on his hand is reportedly a success. In addition to his right hand surgery, Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) had surgery to repair his torn right bicep muscle that he injured in his last fight against fringe level contender Chris Arreola this month on […]

Anthony Joshua vs. Deontay Wilder possible for fall 2017

By Allan Fox: Showtime boxing boss Stephen Espinoza is planning on a possible heavyweight unification fight in the fall of 2017 between unbeaten IBF champion Anthony Joshua (17-0, 17 KOs) and WBC champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs), according to RingTV. Espinoza would have the fight take place in early 2017, but Wilder […]

Deontay Wilder to have second hand surgery

By Patrick McHugh: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s right hand is still in need of an additional surgery from his fight against Chris Arreola on July 16. Wilder already had his first surgery on his broken right hand last week, and he’ll a second one this week. Wilder could have surgery on his torn right […]

Wilder, Arreola pass drug tests

Eric Baldwin: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) and Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (36-6-1, 31 KOs) passed their drug tests from their July 16 fight at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. Both fighters’ urine tests came up negative in VADA’s pre and post-fight tests for drugs, according to Dan Rafael. […]

Wilder vs. Arreola averaged 1.8M viewers on Fox

By Dan Ambrose: Last Saturday night’s fight between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) and #9 WBC Chris Arreola (36-5-1, 31 KOs) averaged 1.8 million viewers on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox, according to ESPN. A mostly one-armed Wilder battered Arreola for eight rounds until the fight was stopped by Arreola’s […]

Haye: Joshua should fight Deontay now

By Scott Gilfoid: Britain’s David Haye thinks this would be the perfect time for IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (17-0, 17 KOs) to face unbeaten WBC heavyweight champ Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) with him coming off a bad biceps and hand injury to his right hand. The 6’7” Wilder broke his right […]

Arreola not retiring, wants Eric Molina

By Dan Ambrose: Chris Arreola (36-5-1, 31 KOs) met with defeat last Saturday night in getting stopped by WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) in a failed world title shot on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox. Arreola was halted in the 8th round after his corner had the fight stopped after the round […]

Deontay Wilder will require two surgeries

By Jeff Aranow: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s eighth round stoppage win over Chris Arreola last Saturday was a costly one for the Bronze Bomber, as he suffered a torn right biceps and a broken hand in the fight. Both injuries will require surgeries to repair the problems. Wilder will need two surgeries after the […]

Deontay Wilder could be out of the ring for a while with injuries

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) suffered two injuries to his right arm last night in registering his impressive 36th knockout in his pro career in stopping Chris Arreola (36-5-1, 31 KOs) in the 8th round. Wilder’s right hand is said to be broken, and he has a […]

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