Tag: Deontay Wilder
The Cuban pugilist credits his opponent for taking the fight, showing 'he has the heart of a true champion'.
The pair is expected to face off in a Feb 22 rematch in Las Vegas.
In an announcement on Twitter, Wilder says he has sign a deal to face Ortiz once more following a bruising first battle in March 2018.
With his victory, Deontay Wilder has improved to 41-0-1 with 40 KOs.
Wilder had Fury on the canvas twice, including a spectacular final round knockdown, but was unable to get the knockout victory he had promised to deliver at the Staples Center.
Heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder apologised after unleashing a punch that knocked down the mascot on an ESPN programme.
Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will face off on December 1.
Joshua, who is locked in to stage his next fight at Wembley in London on April 13 next year, beat Russian Alexander Povetkin at the same stadium on Saturday.
Although Anthony Joshua is willing to take on anyone in his next fight, he would most prefer to face Deontay Wilder.
Promoters Haymon Boxing said that Tyson Fury will challenge Deontay Wilder for Wilder's World Boxing Council heavyweight title on December 1.
After his upcoming bout against Alexander Povetkin, Anthony Joshua may next face Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.
Ahead of Tyson Fury's bout against Francesco Pianeta, Fury dismissed the prospect of losing a potential future bout against Deontay Wilder.
In the two fights, Anthony Joshua is expected to face off against Alexander Povetkin and Deontay Wilder respectively.
Deontay Wilder's management team believe that their client will soon be able to fight Anthony Joshua.
Anthony Joshua considers Joseph Parker to be his main threat in his defense of his heavyweight titles.
Deontay Wilder vehemently disagrees with those who consider Anthony Joshua to be the world's best heavyweight boxer.