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Category: Deontay Wilder

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‘I’m a different species’: Deontay Wilder celebrates first-round KO of Breazeale – video

Deontay Wilder needed all of 137 seconds to knockout mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale in the ninth successful defence of his WBC heavyweight title. His victory at the Barclays Center comes less than six months after a split draw with Ty…

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Deontay Wilder defends title with first-round destruction of Dominic Breazeale

Wilder (41-0-1, 40 KOs) wipes out challenger in 137 secondsAmerican says rematch with Fury, Joshua fight will happenWilder defends title with first-round KO of Breazeale – as it happenedIt was a return to business as usual for Deontay Wilder on Saturda…

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Deontay Wilder v Dominic Breazeale: WBC heavyweight championship – live!

Wilder defends heavyweight title against Breazeale in BrooklynThe secrets of boxing’s knockout kings: where does power come from?Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 7.09pm BST Bryan will be here shortly. In the meantime here’s his look at the mon…

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The secrets of boxing’s knockout kings: what makes a perfect power puncher

The mysterious nature of power remains one of the most elusive and least understood phenomena in all of sportsDeontay Wilder’s chiseled ebony frame is aglow with sweat as he methodically circles the perimeter inside the cramped ring at Gleason’s, landi…

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Wilder, Joshua, Fury mark time amid lost heavyweight season

The three men with claims to the title of world’s best heavyweight will each fight in the next month, but the 19-year wait for an undisputed champion presses onOf the many well-documented reasons for boxing’s protracted retreat toward the periphery of …

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Wilder, Joshua, Fury mark time amid lost heavyweight season

The three men with claims to the title of world’s best heavyweight will each fight in the next month, but the 19-year wait for an undisputed champion presses onOf the many well-documented reasons for boxing’s protracted retreat toward the periphery of …

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Joshua, Fury, Wilder – big cats kept apart while accountants rule jungle | Kevin Mitchell

Heavyweight stars cash in with little risk but fight fans are missing out on the spectacle they wantRomeo and Juliet had an easier time getting together than Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have experienced lately. The courting of the voluble Gypsy King …

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Why a Joshua-Wilder unification fight in 2019 has moved a step closer | Kevin Mitchell

Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom has connections with the streaming site DAZN and if the latter signs up Deontay Wilder then a heavyweight unifying bout could be on the tableEddie Hearn’s assertion that there is a “brilliant chance” Anthony Joshua will fight De…

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Tyson Fury insists Deontay Wilder rematch still on cards despite ESPN deal

• Talks thrown into doubt by ‘exclusive’ broadcasting deal• Fury adamant fight is ‘more makeable now than ever’A proposed rematch with Deontay Wilder has been thrown into doubt after Tyson Fury announced a deal with ESPN that makes it the “exclusive” b…

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Tyson Fury rematch with Deontay Wilder sanctioned by WBC

• WBC belt-holder Wilder under pressure to accept second fight• Fighters drew amid contested scorecards in last weekend’s boutDeontay Wilder faced fresh calls to accept a rematch with Tyson Fury after the World Boxing Council sanctioned a second fight …

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Sports quiz of the week: Luka Modric, Deontay Wilder, Pelé and long hair

Who has ‘one skill’? Who bunked off? Who swung and missed?Deontay Wilder threw 430 punches in his fight against Tyson Fury. What percentage of them landed?6%17%29%51%Luka Modric won the Ballon d’Or on Monday night and became the first player other than…

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US fans don’t always take British boxing seriously – Fury showed they should | Richard Williams

British boxers and the circus that surrounds them can appear a little eccentric but Tyson Fury forced doubters to ignore the eccentricity and acknowledge the seriousnessTo American fight people, British boxers and the circus that surrounds them can app…

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‘People’s champion’ Tyson Fury evokes memories of Muhammad Ali era | Kevin Mitchell

The Mancunian’s display against Deontay Wilder has complicated the immediate future of the heavyweight divisionWhen Tyson Fury got up from the canvas to finish like a wounded bull in the 12th round of his achingly unfair draw with Deontay Wilder in a f…

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Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder II looks on as Frank Warren backs rematch

• Warren favours Wembley in spring for heavyweight rematch• Fury ‘the people’s champion’ would go back to US, says WarrenFrank Warren plans to begin negotiations for a lucrative rematch between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder imminently.In his role as Fu…

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Frank Warren and BBBC to lodge complaint over Wilder v Fury scorecards

• Promoter says Fury was ‘robbed’ of victory in WBC bout• British fighter admits he did not agree with judges’ decisionFrank Warren and the British Boxing Board of Control are to complain about the scorecards for Tyson Fury’s drawn WBC heavyweight tit…

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Tyson Fury comes out of Wilder contest a winner despite contested draw | Kevin Mitchell

Fury has overcome many personal problems to get this far so realised there was no need for anger at being denied victory by judgesUltimately Tyson Fury did win. He could not beat the judges but he beat the odds of life. And, in one of the many intervie…

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‘I’m not going to scream robbery’ – Fury relaxed about controversial Wilder decision

• ‘I thought I won the fight, I’ll let the audience decide’• Rematch between the pair looks likely after draw in LAOn a night full of surprises Tyson Fury saved the biggest curveball for after the final bell.The 30-year-old from Manchester was hardly a…

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‘We both go home as winners’: Wilder praises Fury after WBC heavyweight draw – video

The US boxer Deontay Wilder praised his British opponent Tyson Fury after a thrilling heavyweight contest in Los Angeles. Fury largely dominated the fight before being floored in the ninth and 12th rounds. He made it to the final bell but fell sho…

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Deontay Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title over Tyson Fury after split draw

Both fighters keen for rematch after epic bout in Los AngelesFury survives knockdowns in ninth and 12thAs it happened: Bryan Graham’s round-by-round reportTyson Fury lost his chance to become a world champion after Deontay Wilder retained his WBC heavy…

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Deontay Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title over Tyson Fury after split draw

Both fighters keen for rematch after epic bout in Los AngelesFury survives knockdowns in ninth and 12thAs it happened: Bryan Graham’s round-by-round reportTyson Fury lost his chance to become a world champion after Deontay Wilder retained his WBC heavy…