Wilder Stops Allen, Harris-Bolanos Ends with Head Clash

By Jim Dower: In a night of huge mismatches at the Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson, Arizona, 2008 U.S. Olympic Bronze Medalist Deontay Wilder (7-0, 7 KO’s) destroyed Travis Allen (3-5, 3 KO’s) in the 1st round. The win for Wilder, 23, extended his 1st round knockout string to six consecutive fights and kept his perfect knockout record intact with seven knockouts in seven fights.

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Deontay Wilder Destroys Arnold

wilder4534By Jim Dower: Undefeated heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder (6-0, 6 KO’s) made quick work of an over-matched Kelsey Arnold (1-3-2) last night, stopping him in the 1st round at the Desert Diamond Casino, in Tucson, Arizona.

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Though Not Headliners, Wilder and Lara Are Worth Our Attention

wilder348By Brock Kaiser: It has been said that boxing, perhaps more than any other sport, separates those with the talent and heart to succeed with others whose ability (or lack there of) is based purely on hype, as hype can only take you so far before having to prove it in the ring.

Consider the case of Charles “Kid” McCoy:

In addition to being one of the most controversial and popular figures in boxing history, McCoy is also a member of Boxing’s Hall of Fame.

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Jacobs-Walton, Lara-Lee, Wilder-Arnold this Friday – News

jacobs45356578By Jim Dower: Unbeaten middleweight prospect Daniel Jacobs (16-0, 14 KO’s) will be fighting this Friday night on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights at the Desert Diamond Casino, in Tucson, Arizona. Jacobs, 22, will be facing George Walton (20-3, 12 KO’s) in a 10-round scheduled bout. It will be interesting to see if Jacobs has improved since his last fight, a disappointing eight round unanimous decision over light middleweight Michael Walker on May 2nd on the undercard of Ricky Hatton vs. Manny Pacquiao.

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Jacobs vs. Walton, Lara and Wilder vs. TBA on June 26th – News

wilder452324By Jason Kim: Unbeaten middleweight prospect Daniel Jacobs (16-0, 14 KOs) will be returning to the ring on June 26th against George Walton (20-3, 12 KOs) in a 10-round bout at the Desert Diamond Casino, in Tucson, Arizona. Also on the card will be heavyweight Olympic bronze medal winner for the United States Deontay Wilder (5-0, 5 KOs) and Cuban light middleweight prospect Erislandy Lara (6-0, 4 KOs, both fighters going up against still to be determined opponents.

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Wilder Destroys Rabotte

wilder452323By Jason Kim: 2008 U.S. Olympic Bronze Medalist Deontay Wilder (4-0, 4 KOs) kept his perfect record of knockouts intact with a 1st round knockout against a badly over-matched Joseph Rabotte (3-6, 1 KOs) in a scheduled four-round bout at the UIC Pavilion, in Chicago, Illinois. The 6’7” Wilder dropped Rabotte three times in the bout, and after the 3rd knockdown – a crushing right hand that left Rabotte collapsed in the corner – the fight was stopped by referee Celestino Ruiz at 2:33 of the round. Wilder, 23, looked very powerful, at least with his right hand.

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