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Wilder needs new opponent, Wawrzyk fails drug test

By Jeff Aranow: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder got some bad news on Wednesday with his scheduled opponent Andrzej Wawrzyk testing positive for a banned drug. Wilder and Wawrzyk were supposed to be facing each other on February 25 on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. Wilder, […]

Hearn hopes Deontay Wilder fights Dillian Whyte in May

By Scott Gilfoid: If British fight promoter Eddie Hearn gets his way, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) will be facing his fighter #9 WBC Dillian Whyte (20-1, 15 KOs) in his next fight after his title defense against fringe level heavyweight Andrzej Wawrzyk (33-1, 19 KOs) on February 25 at […]

Deontay Wilder wants Joseph Parker fight in April

By Jeff Aranow: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is hoping to make quick work of Polish fighter Andrzej Wawrzyk in their fight on February 25 so that he can return to the ring on April 8 to fight WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (22-0, 18 KOs) in a unification fight. Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) says […]

Salido waiting for rematch against Francisco Vargas

By Jeff Aranow: Earlier this week, Orlando Salido (43-13-4, 30 KOs) reportedly turned down a rematch against WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko. Salido, 36, instead wants a rematch against WBC super featherweight champion Francisco Vargas (23-0-2, 17 KOs) this year. Vargas has a title defense scheduled for January 28 against #7 WBC Miguel Berchelt […]

Hearn predicts painful night for Klitschko against Joshua

By Scott Gilfoid: Barry Hearn of Matchroom Sport sees the 41-year-old Wladimir Klitschko having a painful night when he faces IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua on April 29 at Wembley Stadium. Wladimir is the underdog for the Joshua fight. Wladimir’s performance against Tyson Fury in losing to him in 2015 is the main reason why […]

Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder: Heavyweight Collision Course

By Joseph Hirsch: The heavyweight division is not stacked right now, certainly not as thick with talent as some of the lighter weight classes. Alexander Povetkin’s potential matchup with Deontay “the Bronze Bomber” Wilder was scratched due to a failed drug test; Tyson Fury’s rematch with Wladimir Klitschko was also cancelled for a failed drug […]

Dominic Breazeale vs. Artur Szpilka on Wilder-Wawrzyk card

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight title challenger Dominic Breazeale (17-1, 15 KOs) will be fighting Artur Szpilka (20-2, 15 KOs) in a scheduled 10 round fight on the undercard of the heavyweight title clash between WBC champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder and Andrzej Wawrzyk on February 25 at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. #7 […]

Is it time for Deontay to stand up?

By Sam Holderness: On paper, Deontay Wilder is an American Dream. Why is a 6ft7inches American that holds a portion of the illustrious heavyweight championship not a box office sensation? The Alabama fighter boast a perfect 37/0/0 record with 36 of them by knockout, so what’s missing? Anyone who is reading is screaming the same […]

PBC Knockout of the Year: Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder Delivers in Ninth Round Against Artur Szpilka

As the rounds went by, Deontay Wilder waited like a lion in the grass watching a herd of gazelle, anticipating the right time to strike against Artur Szpilka. Making the third defense of his world heavyweight title on January 16 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Deontay Wilder continually pressed forward looking to score […]

Deontay Wilder Defends Against Andrzej Wawrzyk on February 25

Undefeated heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) will defend his title in his home state for the fourth time, as he faces once-beaten challenger Andrzej Wawrzyk (33-1, 19 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes Saturday, February 25, from Legacy Arena at the […]

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