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Deontay Wilder explains why he turned down DAZN offer

By Tim Royner: Deontay Wilder has received a lot of criticism from boxing fans for him rejecting an offer from DAZN rumored to be over $100 million to sign with them.  → read full story

WBC to decide on Dillian Whyte’s status

By Tim Royner: The WBC will be making a decision on the heavyweight Dillian Whyte’s status within the next 2 week, according to Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn.  → read full story

Tyson Fury says of Deontay Wilder: “The fights got to happen”

By Tim Royner: Tyson Fury insists that the rematch with Deontay Wilder has “got to happen”, but he says if it doesn’t happen, he won’t be bothered, because he already beat him on December 1 last year in Los Angeles.  → read full story

Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder II targeted for February 2020

By Tim Royner: Provided that lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury wins his next fight against Tom Schwarz on June 15, the plan is for Tyson to then face WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder in a rematch in the first quarter of next year in February, according to the Metro.  → read full story

Photos / Quotes: Deontay Wilder vs. Dominic Breazeale New York press conference

WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and mandatory challenger Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale went face-to-face Tuesday at a heated press conference to officially announce their heavyweight title showdown taking place Saturday, May 18 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™ and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.  → read full story

Deontay Wilder not interested in Wladimir Klitschko fight now

By Mike Smith: Deontay Wilder shutdown rumors of him facing former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko later this year by saying that he’s not thinking of a fight against the former champ.  → read full story

Breazeale wants win over Wilder to get Joshua fight

By Tim Royner: Dominic Breazeale (20-1, 17 KOs) sees his May 18th fight against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs) as potentially his golden ticket to get a lucrative rematch against IBF/WBA/WBO champion Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs) in 2019.  → read full story

Hearn dares Wilder to KO Joshua to end his Matchroom empire

By Scott Gilfoid: In an interview with IFL TV that turned into a big rant, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn spend 40 minutes yakking about how WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s co-manager Shelly Finkel recently said that once Deontay knockouts out Anthony Joshua, his Matchroom empire be over.  → read full story

Hearn worried Joshua-Wilder fight could be ruined if one or both lose

By Jeff Aranow: Eddie Hearn admits that he’s at the end of his rope with him being 100 percent frustrated at his inability to setup a championship fight between heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder for all the belts.  → read full story

Hearn wants WBC to order Wilder-Breazeale winner to face Whyte

By Trevor McIntyre: Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn says they’ve sent a legal letter to the WBC to have them to have Dillian Whyte installed as the mandatory challenge to immediately face the winner of the May 18 fight between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale.  → read full story


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