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Deontay Wilder beats Firtha in an impressive performance

Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (30-0, 30 KO’s) remained undefeated with a stunning fourth-round knockout over Nicolai “Stone Man” Firtha (21-11-1, 8 KO’s). It was only the third time that the promising young heavyweight from Tuscaloosa, Ala., has ever been into the fourth round. To date, he has a remarkable 17 first-round knockouts and is […]

Deontay Wilder looking for a KO tonight against Firtha

By Scott Gilfoid: American heavyweight Deontay Wilder (29-0, 29 KO’s) will be looking to bag his 30th knockout tonight against the 34-year-old 6’6″ Nicolai Firtha (21-10-1, 8 KO’s) on Showtime’s triple-header at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Deontay’s fight will be positioned ahead of the main event between Bernard Hopkins and Karo […]

Weights: Deontay 224, Firtha 252.5; Hopkins 172.5, Murat 174

By Scott Gilfoid: Heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder (29-0, 29 KO’s) weighed in at a slim and muscular looking 224 lbs. on Friday’s weigh-in. Deontay, 28, is looking to score his 30th consecutive knockout and he’s got an excellent chance of accomplishing that goal. His opponent Nicolai Firtha (21-10-1, 8 KO’s) looked pretty good in coming […]

Deontay Wilder expects world title shot in early 2014

LONDON (25 Oct) – Knockout heavyweight sensation Deontay Wilder has earmarked a world title clash with one of the Klitschko brothers early next year before crossing the Atlantic to take care of brash-talking Tyson Fury. The ‘Bronze Bomber’, who has sent shockwaves through the heavyweight division after laying out all 29 of his past opponents, […]

Rosado expects to take advantage of Quillin’s mistakes

Atlantic City, NJ (Oct. 24, 2013) – The six fighters that will be featured on the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast this Saturday night gathered with media members at Caesars Atlantic City to discuss their respective matchups. Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins, Karo Murat, Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin, “King” Gabriel Rosado, Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder and Nicolai […]

Deontay: I’m bringing back the heavyweight title to America

(Photo credit: Tom Casino/Showtime) By Scott Gilfoid: Heavyweight talent Deontay Wilder (29-0, 29 KO’s) but the boxing world on notice this week by telling the crowd at the latest Bernard Hopkins press conference that he’ll soon be the next heavyweight champion. Deontay has a fight this Saturday night against Nicolai Firtha (21-10-1, 8 KO’s) but […]

Deontay Wilder turns 28 today!

By Scott Gilfoid: American heavyweight Deontay Wilder (29-0, 29 KO’s) turned 29-years-old today as he gets ready for his fight this Saturday on Showtime against Nicolai Firtha (21-10-1, 8 KO’s) on the undercard of the Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Deontay, 6’7″, is hoping to shine along with WBO middleweight champion […]

Hopkins-Murat, Deontay-Firtha & Quillin-Rosado this Saturday on Showtime

By Scott Gilfoid: Heavyweight Deontay Wilder (29-0, 29 KO’s) will be in the ring this Saturday night in what could be an excellent showcase fight on Showtime against the towering 6’6″ Nicolai Firtha (21-10-1, 8 KO’s) in what could be the best fight of the card head-lined by Bernard Hopkins (53-6-2, 32 KO’s) defending his […]

Deontay takes aim at his critics

By Scott Gilfoid: Undefeated heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder (29-0, 29 KO’s) shot some arrows at his critics today on his twitter account by saying that he’s going to prove all of his doubters wrong in the near future. Deontay has a fight against Nicolai Firtha (21-10-1, 8 KO’s) this month on October 26th on the […]

Vitali: Deontay won’t be affected by criticism

By Scott Gilfoid: Like a lot of people, WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (45-2, 41 KO’s) couldn’t help but notice that unbeaten heavyweight talent Deontay Wilder (29-0, 29 KO’s) has been getting a lot of heat from some critics about his talent and opposition. Vitali sees Deontay’s critics as fighting a losing battle because nothing […]


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