Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/1/12
In this week's three punch combo I will begin by once again taking a critical look at Deontay Wilder's career development, after the news of his turning down a bout with Bryant Jennings.  Next, we will look at how the latter stages of Vic Darchinyan's career have in a way mirrored that of the late stages of  Bernard Hopkins' career.  And finally, we'll examine why Edwin Rodiguez will not get his wish and fight Kelly Pavlik in the near future. Deontay Wilder I was excited this week when I heard that a match between heavyweight prospects Deontay Wilder and Bryant Jennings was being worked on for December.  In the past I have been critical of Wilder's opposition and this would have represented a solid step up in class.  However, Wilder's management reportedly has already rejected the fight and decided to go in a different direction. In my estimation, this is a very poor decision by Wilder and his management team.  First, after his last couple fights Wilder has stated he is willing ...
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