Deontay W. enters this fight with a 40-0-1 record that includes 39 knockouts. Wilder has won five of his last six fights, and he’s coming off a December draw against Tyson Fury. Wilder D is coming off his scariest bout yet, a fight you could have easily given to Fury. Deontay was out-landed in nine of the 12 rounds and looked timid for majority of the fight.
If it weren’t for two knockdowns late in the fight, there’s no question Wilder would have been rewarded the loss.
Either way, it’s back-to-back questionable showings for Wilder, which make this fight one he must dominate to keep that momentum alive for Anthony Joshua. D.Wilder is a 33-year-old American who stands at [...]