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Wilder shouldn’t fight Joshua now says Richardson

By Scott Gilfoid: Trainer Naazim Richardson says WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) should wait a little while longer before he faces IBF/WBA champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs), because he’s still too raw at this point and he needs a little more seasoning before he faces him.… Read

Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz on Mar.3 in Brooklyn, NY

By Tim Royner: A fight between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) and Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) is in the works for March 3 on Showtime at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. … Read

Joshua says Parker is realistic in negotiations

By Marcus Richardson: Anthony Joshua says WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (24-0, 18 KOs) is being realistic in their negotiations for a fight in early 2018, more realistic than Deontay Wilder, the WBC belt holder, who wants an even split of the revenue for a fight with Joshua at 50-50, and that’s a non-starter for […]

Schaefer says Joshua vs. Wilder should be a 50-50 split

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Richard Schafer states that the money split for the heavyweight unification clash between IBF/WBA champion Anthony Joshua and WBC champion Deontay Wilder should be an even 50-50 affair for their proposed fight in the summer of 2018. … Read

Tyson Fury: I won’t be forced into fighting the elite heavyweights

By Scott Gilfoid: Tyson Fury says he won’t be forced into fighting the “elite” heavyweights in the division until he’s 100% ready to face them in the future. When Fury speaks about the elite heavyweights, he’s referring to Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker. … Read

Wladimir Klitschko thinks Joshua can unify heavyweight division

By Scott Gilfoid: Former heavyweight unified world champion Wladimir Klitschko believes IBF/WBA champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) has got the talent to unify the heavyweight division by capturing the last remaining 2 titles not in his possession at this time with the WBC and WBO belts. … Read

Brooklyn Boxing™ has biggest year yet in 2017

BROOKLYN BOXING™, Barclays Center’s flourishing boxing franchise, had its biggest year yet in 2017, just five years after the venue brought championship boxing back to the borough. From major division unifications, to decisive knockouts, the emergence of new stars, and dominating performances by the pound-for-pound best, Barclays Center was home to many of the sport’s […]

Deontay Wilder calls Luis Ortiz “Bubbles the Chimp”

By Tim Royner: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) is starting early with the trash talking against his potential next opponent #3 WBC Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) in calling him “Bubbles the chimp.” This is obviously Wilder making fun of Ortiz’s nickname ‘King Kong.’ … Read

Deontay Wilder offers Luis Ortiz a title shot

By Jeff Aranow: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) says he’ll give Luis Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) a title shot against him following his 2nd round knockout win over Daniel Martz (16-6-1, 13 KOs) on Friday night. The 38-year-old Ortiz put Martz down twice to get a stoppage in the 2nd round in […]

Deontay Wilder wants Povetkin or Luis Ortiz

By Jeff Aranow: Deontay Wilder is after big game for his next fight in 2018, as he’s interested in defending his WBC heavyweight title against Alexander Povetkin or Luis Ortiz. Both of those heavyweights were previously scheduled to face Wilder, but unfortunately both tested positive for banned, preventing the fights from happening. … Read

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