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At the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York in front of a crowd 13,181 fans, Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (41-0-1, 40 KOs) made the ninth successful defense of his World Boxing Council (WBC) Heavyweight title in scoring an emphatic first-round knockout over Dominic Breazeale (20-2, 18 KOs).
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Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match Saturday night to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title.
WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and mandatory challenger Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale continued their war of words and further escalated their longstanding feud at the final press conference Thursday ahead of their showdown this Saturday live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
Deontay Wilder’s debut on Wall Street was as resounding as his performances in the ring. The American champion with a 95 percent knockout ratio broke the gavel during Wednesday’s ceremony to signal the end of the trading session on the NYSE. After a supportive cheer from traders on the floor, Wilder was assured that breaking the wooden gavel is considered a sign of good luck.
Unbeaten WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder kicked off fight week Tuesday night with a media workout at world famous Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn before he defends his title this Saturday night against mandatory challenger Dominic "Trouble" Breazeale live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
The finger pointing is endless as to who is to blame for the heavyweight unification bout between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder not being made in 2018. It would be easy to criticize Joshua for ducking Wilder, but, we must not forget that prizefighting is a business, and in business, not all parties have equal bargaining power.
In front of 14,069 fans at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) made the seventh successful defense of his title by stopping Cuba’s Luis “King Kong” Ortiz in ten rounds
This weekend the first step towards what fans hope will end up as a heavyweight unification bout for all four major titles. WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (39-0, 30 KOs) will defend his title against undefeated Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs).
Frontproof Media awards Srisaket Sor Rungvisai with the knockout of the year for his fourth-round knockout over Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez in their highly anticipated rematch.
Another blockbuster boxing event will come to Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING®, as unbeaten heavyweight world champion Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder defends his title against unbeaten contender Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz on Saturday, March 3 in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
Cuban heavyweight standout Luis Ortiz (28-0, 24 KO's) returned to the ring after a one-year layoff and knocks his opponent Daniel Martz (16-5-1, 13 KOs) out in two rounds in Hialeah.
Tonight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder sent a statement to the heavyweight division. Wilder was able to score one of the most important and most impressive victories of his career by stopping Bermane Stiverne in the first round in a rematch.
"Showtime" Shawn Porter (27-2-1, 17 KOs) met with ultra-tough contender Adrian "El Tigre" Granados (18-5-2, 12 KOs) for the vacant WBC silver welterweight title in Brooklyn.
In the build-up to Anthony Joshua’s defeat of Carlos Takam last Saturday night, many an article had been written on how the future of boxing rests in Joshua’s hands. He is, after all, tall, good-looking, well-spoken, and an Olympic champion, who happens to come across as a genuinely nice guy, his 20 wins with 20 KOs notwithstanding. The belief that boxing needs Joshua rests on the premise that a heavyweight champion is the only one that can capture the attention of the casual boxing fan and the general public.