All tagged Deontay Wilder

DEONTAY WILDER VS. DOMINIC BREAZEALE FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES AND PHOTOS

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.

PHOTOS: HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION DEONTAY WILDER RINGS THE CLOSING BELL AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE

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. 

PHOTOS: Deontay Wilder Gleason's Gym Media Workout

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. 

Anthony Joshua is Not the Savior of Boxing

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.