Antonio Tarver: I’ll knock out Deontay Wilder & I’ll beat Wladimir Klitschko

Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (31-6, 22 KOs) honestly believes that he is destined to become the oldest world heavyweight champion in boxing history. Before he gets a world title shot against fellow 1996 Olympian Wladimir Klitschko, the universally recognized world heavyweight champion, Tarver realizes that he has to get past former two-time IBF champion Steve “USS” Cunningham...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder wants to fight Wladimir Klitschko in 2016

Deontay Wilder is emerging as one of the more dominant fighters in the heavyweight division, and he has his sites set on the best fighter in the division. The Bronze Bomber defeated Eric Molina last weekend to improve to 34-0. He was a guest on Premier Boxing Championship’s broadcast on NBC Saturday and was asked...Read More
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

One Night in Birmingham: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Champ

Deontay Wilder’s triumph over Eric Molina was one of the most divisive fights I’ve ever witnessed. Wilder knocked Molina down three times before vanquishing his challenger for good with one of his colossal straight rights, so it’s not like I’m split about the outcome. Rather, I’m torn about what I’m supposed to do next. In my initial recap of the event, I was critical...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

One Night in Birmingham: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Champ

Deontay Wilder’s triumph over Eric Molina was one of the most divisive fights I’ve ever witnessed. Wilder knocked Molina down three times before vanquishing his challenger for good with one of his colossal straight rights, so it’s not like I’m split about the outcome. Rather, I’m torn about what I’m supposed to do next. In my initial recap of the event, I was critical...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Showtime results: Deontay Wilder KOs Eric Molina in 9; Jose Pedraza wins wide UD over Klimov

In the first title fight in the state of Alabama, Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs), had to work harder than expected before dismantling Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina (23-3, 17 KOs) with a ninth round knockout Saturday night in the main event of Showtime’s card. Hometown hero Wilder, who was born and still resides just 60 miles down the road in Tuscaloosa...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Question Persist As Deontay Wilder Knocks Out Eric Molina

Nick Saban, the University of Alabama’s revered head football coach, once complained to his fanbase that they should either stay for the entire game — no matter how lopsided the affair — or give their ticket to someone else. Tonight, Deontay Wilder probably wishes he could have sent his fans home earlier. Fighting in front of a raucous, sellout crowd of 9,300 at the Bartow...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title with knockout of Molina

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Deontay Wilder successfully defended his WBC heavyweight title with a ninth-round knockout of Eric Molina on Saturday night at Bartow Arena, a short drive from his hometown. Wilder (34-0) delivered a right hand that turned Molina around and sent him falling on his back after a couple of follow-up punches. The referee quickly signaled that the fight was over...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder beats Eric Molina on fourth knockdown (Video)

Eric Molina on Saturday became the second boxer to last past four rounds against Deontay Wilder. He barely survived to make it to that point, and he was knocked down four times in the process as Wilder defeated him when the referee called an end to the bout in the ninth round. Wilder knocked Molina...Read More
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder vs. Eric Molina weigh-in results & photos

Tonight on Showtime, “WILDER vs. MOLINA,” takes place, showcasing Deontay Wilder defending his WBC heavyweight strap in a 12-round fight against the overmatched Eric Molina, at The Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. In the co-main eventose Pedraza will face Andrey Klimov in a 12-round bout for the IBF Junior Lightweight title. Find the weigh-in results and photos here, along...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder hoping title defense vs Molina first of many

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Deontay Wilder isn't shy when it comes to his ambitions, or anything else for that matter. The gregarious WBC heavyweight champion makes his first title defense Saturday night against Eric Molina at Bartow Arena on the UAB campus, within an hour of his hometown. Wilder vows it will be far from his last, saying he's ''worked too hard to get where I am, to just...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder vs. Eric Molina Weigh-In, 2 p.m. ET

BIRMINGHAM, AL — At 2PM ET watch Deontay Wilder and Eric Molina hit the scales LIVE right here ahead of their Saturday night heavyweight title fight. This will be Wilder’s first defense of the WBC title since defeating Bermane Stiverne in January. The overwhelming favorite in the bout, Wilder looks to pull out a spectacular win in front of his hometown crowd while mandatory...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Julian Williams returns this weekend on Deontay Wilder undercard

This Saturday, June 13 one of the hottest young contenders in boxing returns, as undefeated Jr. Middleweight, Julian “J-Rock” Williams (19-0-1, 11 KO’s) will take on Armen Ovespyan (14-4, 11 KO’s) in a 10-round bout. The bout will take place in Birmingham, Alabama and be part of the Deontay Wilder – Eric Molina WBC Heavyweight title card that will be televised on Showtime...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Video & conference call quotes: Deontay Wilder says he’s going to hurt Eric Molina

Deontay Wilder is confident heading into his clash with Eric Molina. He should be, too, considering how they’re gonna stack up with one another. Find a video of Wilder pumping himself up and talking some trash, along with the full collection of pre-fight conference call quotes from both fighters. Eric Molina Hello, guys. Just like Lou just said, that was a good introduction of...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ivan Redkach vs. Dejan Zlaticanin, Julian Williams, featured on Deontay Wilder undercard

With a shot at a lightweight title on the line, undefeated contenders Ivan “El Terrible” Redkach and Dejan “El Dinamita” Zlaticanin will square off in a 12-round eliminator Saturday, June 13, on Sho Extreme at Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Ala. In the co-feature, unbeaten top 10-ranked super welterweight Julian “J Rock” Williams (19-0-1, 11 KOS, 1 ND), of Philadelphia,...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch All Access Deontay Wilder full episode; plus more Wilder-Molina previews

On Wednesday night, Showtime’s documentary series premiered All Access Deontay Wilder. Right here, you can watch the full episode in its entirety. We also have several other preview and promo videos for Wilder’s next fight. He faces Eric Molina on Saturday, June 13th. It’s Wilder’s first title defense, and it’s also a homecoming for him, back to Alabama. The crowd and...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder All Access video preview; plus workout photos & quotes from Wilder & Jose Pedraza

Unbeaten Heavyweight Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder, Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina and unbeaten junior lightweight Jose “The Sniper” Pedraza participated in media workouts last week for their fights Saturday, June 13, on Showtime at 9pm at Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Ala. Find all the photos and quotes here. Plus, at the top of the page, you’ll find a video...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder Media Workout

BIRMINGHAM, AL — With roughly two weeks remaining until his first title defense, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder invited media to watch him work at Sky Boxing Gym in Northport, Alabama. Photos from today’s media workout courtesy of Appearing in shape, and ready to entertain, the larger than life heavyweight explained to the media although he doesn’t know much...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Video preview: All Access with Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder certainly has plenty to say. With his unbeaten ledger intact and a title strap around his waist, his face also appearing in numerous Premier Boxing Champions spots across their many networks, Showtime wants to give him some room to open up, too. That’s why they’re doing an All Access show focused entirely on Deontay Wilder. The show premieres on Wednesday, June...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder’s next fight set for June 12; Jose Pedraza-Andrey Klimov on undercard

Undefeated Heavyweight World Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (33-0, 32 KOs), of Tuscaloosa, Ala., will make the first defense of his title when he faces Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina (23-2, 17 KOs), of Raymondville, Texas, in the main event of Showtime Championship Boxing on Saturday, June 13, at Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Ala. In the co-feature, undefeated Jose...
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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Post Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing schedule additions: Bradley vs Vargas, next fights for Wilder, Broner & Guerrero

With the all-consuming Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao event now officially in the rear view mirror, it’s time to look ahead at what’s next. There’s been a load of fight announcements made, including plenty of big names, such as Deontay Wilder, Adrien Broner, Robert Guerrero, and Timothy Bradley. Right here, check out all of the latest details on upcoming fights over the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

New champ Wilder eyes heavyweight unification bout with Klitschko

  Deontay Wilder is driving around in a Hummer and sports cars, leaving his beer delivery truck days far behind. He watched the Super Bowl from the stands instead of his couch and made his rounds at the NBA All-Star game, too. His decade-long journey from community college dropout to keg hauler to boxing celebrity was cemented with his unanimous decision over Bermane Stiverne on...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado

The Hook Boxing Show is back and we're covering Deontay Wilder vs Bermane Stiverne and Brandon Rios vs Mike Alvarado. The post The Hook: Breaking Down Brandon Rios Vs. Mike Alvarado Plus What’s Next appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder’s world: Analyzing his chances against the top 5 in the heavyweight division

How the jolly green-belted giant stacks up against the rest of top five heavyweights in the world:     First off–man, does it feel good to be back. I took some time away from covering the sport I love for to finish up my masters degree in health law and, as brutal as the legal world can be, it’s no substitute for the seedy, familiar underbelly that is boxing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Video interview with Tyson Fury: Talks fighting Deontay Wilder & Wladimir Klitschko

Check out this video interview with Tyson Fury conducted by Steve Bunch for BoxNation. In the interview, Fury discusses his upcoming clash against Christian Hammer, but more of his energy and focus is clearly on two potential future opponents -- Wladimir Klitschko and Deontay Wilder. He says he was impressed with Wilder's performance, and that well, Wilder kind of stole the strategy...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury: Won’t overlook Hammer, vows to end Wilder’s moment of glory

Heavyweight Christian Hammer has promised to cause a huge upset and derail Tyson Fury from his dream world title fight against Wladimir Klitschko. The hard-hitting challenger takes on Fury at London’s O2 arena on Saturday February 28th with the Manchester star risking his unbeaten record and his WBO mandatory spot to Klitschko. Fury and Hammer came face-to-face for the first time...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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