ESPN2 to televise Alexander Povetkin vs. Mike Perez on Friday May 22

ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes will present exclusive coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round title eliminator between contenders Alexander Povetkin (28-1-1, 20 KOs) and Mike Perez (21-1-0, 13 KOs) on Friday, May 22. The winner will become the mandatory challenger for Deontay Wilder’s heavyweight belt. The card, from Moscow is presented by K2 Promotions. ESPN3 will carry the fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Povetkin vs. Perez Weigh-In Results

MOSCOW – Heavyweights Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez hit the scales today in Russia ahead of their Saturday night showdown. The winner of the bout becomes the mandatory challenger to Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight title. Viewers in the states can watch a live stream on WatchESPN and view a same-day tape delay on ESPN2. Weigh-In Results from Moscow: – Alexander Povetkin...
Via BadCulture
23 hours ago  |  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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilder to face Molina June 13 in first defense of heavyweight title

  Deontay Wilder is staying close to home for his first defense of the WBC heavyweight title. Wilder will fight Texan Eric Molina on June 13 at UAB's Bartow Arena, about an hour from his Tuscaloosa hometown. It will be the first title fight held in Alabama, a state that has produced past champions Evander Holyfield (Atmore) and Joe Louis (Lafayette). The 12-round bout was announced...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilder's first title defense set with Molina in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Deontay Wilder is staying close to home for his first defense of the WBC heavyweight title. Wilder will fight Eric Molina on June 13 at UAB's Bartow Arena, about an hour from his Tuscaloosa hometown. The matchup was announced on Friday and will be televised by Showtime It's Wilder's first fight in Alabama since a 2012 bout in Mobile. Wilder has also had four...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Povetkin-Mike Perez clash shown on BoxNation in the UK on May 22

The heavyweight clash between Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez to see who will be next up for a shot at Deontay Wilder’s WBC title will be shown in the UK on BoxNation on May 22. The pair meet at Luzhniki Arena in Moscow as they compete in a final eliminator for a chance to fight for the WBC green belt which was captured by the flashy and charismatic Wilder earlier this year when...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilder: Wladimir Klitschko is 'losing his juice'

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder thinks Wladimir Klitschko is ''losing his juice.'' That was Wilder's scouting report after attending Klitschko's lopsided victory over Bryant Jennings on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. The undefeated Wilder says ''now the world is looking for Klitschko and Wilder.'' He's not expecting that to happen until 2016...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Boxers Potentially On The Rise: The 2015 List

(LAS VEGAS — Deontay Wilder poses by his corner after going 12 rounds with Bermane Stiverne during their fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Jan. 17 [Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images]) With Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao right around the corner, there’s already been speculation about who, if anyone, is “next” in boxing, after the eventual departure of the two superstars...
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Montreal News, Notes: Deontay Wilder, Gennady Golovkin, David Lemieux, More

MONTREAL — Culled Friday at the weigh-in for Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal Saturday on HBO, get your red hot news tidbits from and about some of your favorite boxing personalities right here! Read on for more on these names: Deontay Wilder, Gennady Golovkin, David Lemieux, Dierry Jean, Bermane Stiverne, Blake Caparello, Curtis Stevens, Roy Jones, Jr., Curtis Stevens, Carl Froch, Miguel...
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March 13, 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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne released from hospital: Says severe dehydration could have killed him

Two nights after being hospitalized following his loss to Deontay Wilder, Bermane Stiverne, his promoter, Don King, and his trainer, Don House, hosted a press conference at the MGM Grand. PROMOTER DON KING “We called this press conference because the Bermane we saw on Saturday night was not the Bermane we all know. Deontay Wilder did a very good job; this is not a press conference...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Is a Wladimir Klitschko vs. Deontay Wilder fight likely for 2015?

Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder scored an important win this weekend in defeating Bermane Stiverne, yet in this instance the manner of his victory matters far, far more than either the win, Wilder keeping his "0" or his claiming the rather meaningless WBC strap. In a paradox, Wilder's win on points did more for his reputation than a knockout win ever could have. Wilder Answers...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder paves the way for the American heavyweight resurgence

Deontay Wilder is the heavyweight of the hour. He's turned the heavyweight crown to the USA. Now when can we see a fight vs Wladimir Klitschko? The post Deontay Wilder Puts On For America, Paves The Way For Heavyweight Resurgence appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder Proves He’s The Next Big Thing

Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime & HoganPhotos/Golden Boy Promotions On the birthday of the greatest American heavyweight boxer of all time, Muhammad Ali, Deontay Wilder made it clear he’s got next. Last night Wilder convincingly defeated Bermane Stiverne, his toughest opponent to date. With his charismatic personality and spectacular knockout wins, Wilder is beginning the...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Results, photos & video highlights: Deontay Wilder defeats Bermane Stiverne

America finally has a heavyweight titleholder as Alabama's Deontay Wilder dethroned Bermane Stiverne via unanimous decision (118-109, 119-108, 120-107) Saturday on SHOWTIME® from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Stiverne vs. Wilder Fight Night Photos Stiverne vs. Wilder Video Highlights Full Stiverne vs. Wilder Results Wilder (33-0, 32 KOs),...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Add 'Deontay Wilder winning title' to his mom's list of 'causes of church faint'

Deontay Wilder won the title last night and...his mom church fainted. [BSO]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne used a double leg takedown to avoid getting KO'd by Deontay Wilder

Bermane Stiverne used a double leg takedown to avoid getting KO'd by Deontay Wilder. Because even in boxing...everything returns to MMA.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder’s mom collapses in joy after he wins fight (Video)

Deontay Wilder destroyed Bermane Stiverne on Saturday night in Las Vegas to become the first American heavyweight champion since 2006. Wilder, now 33-0 with 32 knockouts, won by unanimous decision and barely dropped any rounds to Stiverne, who was holding the WBC title belt. His mother Deborah was so ecstatic about her son’s win that...Read More
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

USA! Deontay Wilder Defeats Stiverne To Become Champion

LAS VEGAS, NV- Photos courtesy Associated Press In what was more like a marathon than a sprint, a new heavyweight champion from the United States was crowned. Before a raucous crowd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Deontay Wilder defeated Bermane Stiverne by unanimous decision to become the new WBC heavyweight champion of the world. The first American born heavyweight...
Via BadCulture
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Stiverne Vs Wilder Results: Deontay Outpaces Bermane For Decision Win

Deontay Wilder defeated Bermane Stiverne Saturday on Showtime by decision; what was surprising about that was not that Wilder won, but that anyone won “by decision,” given the power both men brought to bear. Wilder is a physically talented heavyweight, one who had questions about whether he could take a shot or deal with anyone who could take his punches for more than a few rounds...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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