Wilder retains WBC title with 5th-round KO of Washington

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Deontay Wilder returned from right arm injuries to stop Gerald Washington in the fifth round retain his WBC heavyweight title Saturday night. Wilder (38-0, 37 knockouts) seemed mostly cautious with his right in the early rounds but staggered Washington (18-1-1) and sent him down with a hard one followed by a left. He came right back at the former USC football...
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February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

WBC champ Wilder returns against unbeaten Washington

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Deontay Wilder is trying to emulate Larry Holmes, both in becoming the world's dominant heavyweight champion and in cultivating a pinpoint left jab while sidelined by a right hand injury. Returning from a pair of injuries to his right arm and flush from a court victory, the WBC heavyweight champion returns to the ring Saturday night against unbeaten and mostly...
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February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Washington fights for heavyweight belt after Navy, football

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) Gerald Washington shows up at Pullmans Gym almost every day of his life, even when the heavyweight contender has no fight coming up. He only lives a few blocks from the clean, tiny gym in a residential enclave of the San Fernando Valley, tucked into a quiet strip mall next to an ice cream shop and a salon called Yummy Hair. Washington spends his innumerable...
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February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Gerald Washington -- from USC to heavyweight title shot

Frankly, we'll be surprised if Gerald Washington lasts long in his challenge to heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder when they tangle Feb. 25 at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala. Wilder will be, too. "Gerald Washington is a big guy I've seen fight a few times," Wilder, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Via LA Daily News
February 10, 2017

Deontay Wilder set to fight sub Gerald Washington on Feb. 25

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is set to fight unbeaten contender Gerald Washington on February 25 at Legacy Arena. Washington replaces Wilder's original opponent Andrzej Wawrzyk, who tested positive for a banned substance. Wilder (37-0, 36 knockouts) hasn't fought since suffering a torn right biceps muscle and fracturing his right hand against...
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January 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Gerald Washington vs. Amir Mansour headlines on Oct 13th

Undefeated heavyweight Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington, (16-0, 11 KOs) battles Amir “Hardcore” Mansour (22-1, 16 KOs) in the 10-round main event on the Tuesday, October 13 edition of Premier Boxing Champions Toe to Toe Tuesdays on FS1 from the Little Creek Resort Casino in Shelton, WA. Also featured on the card are 2012 United States Olympian and undefeated heavyweight...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerald Washington, Luis Ortiz, Diego De La Hoya workout photos, quotes

"Night Of The Heavyweights" is presented by Golden Boy Promotions this Thursday evening, the FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes broadcast airs live at 10:00 p.m. ET. Several of the fighters held a media workout session, including Luis Ortiz, Gerald Washington and Diego De La Hoya, and here, you can find the photos and quotes. LUIS ORTIZ, Undefeated Top Rated Heavyweight Contender...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Undefeated heavyweights Luis Ortiz, Gerald Washington & Dominic Breazeale in action April 3 at Fantasy Springs

The big men of boxing are on their way to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. on Thursday, April 3 when Golden Boy Live! airs "Night Of The Heavyweights,"a tripleheader of hard-hitting heavyweight action on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes. In the 10-round main event, unbeaten Cuban star Luis Ortiz looks to continue his race towards a world title fight against an opponent...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Undefeateds Dominic Breazale, Jamie Kavanagh & Gerald Washington featured at Fantasy Springs on tonight’s undercard

The intriguing March 8 edition of  ShoBox: The New Generation at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. featuring the junior middleweight showdown between unbeaten Hugo Centeno Jr. (17-0, 9 KO's) and KeAndrae Leatherwood (12-1-1, 8 KO's) and the junior lightweight match pitting Puerto Rican power puncher Braulio Santos (9-0, 8 KO's) against Los Angeles' Kevin Hoskins (7...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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