Originally written on Fight Hub TV  |  Last updated 8/27/14

NUREMBERG, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 07: David Haye of England celebrates after defeating WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev of the Ukraine in their WBA heavyweight championship fight at the Nuernberger Versicherung Arena on November 7, 2009 in Nuremberg, Germany. Haye won the title after referee?s decision. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)
The next great American heavyweight hopeful Deontay Wilder has created some buzz ever since winning a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Since turning pro shortly thereafter Wilder has won by knockout in each of his 29 fights as a professional—with no fight going more than four rounds—and it’s now time to see what he is really made as he should see a step up in competition. With Wilder sparring former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye (26-2, 24 KOs) ahead of his bout with Tyson Fury, a door possibly opened up to face the winner of that showdown on Sept. 28. Haye’s name was mentioned among the best the heavyweight division had to offer and after his heavily lopsided loss to Wladimir Klitschko in 2011 some of the hype surrounding Haye diminished. Wilder facing the winner of Haye-Fury makes total sense, as Fury has made quit the impression on the boxing world en route to his 21-0 record and with quality opponents for either Wladimir or Vitali Klitschko seemingly fad...
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