The U.S. promoter of Tyson Fury is hoping to stage a third heavyweight fight between the British boxer and Deontay Wilder by the end of the year, potentially in the Chinese enclave of Macau.
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In the summer of 2016, Coeur d’Alene native Justin Wilder Doering set out to fulfill a long-sought-after personal goal: “To capture the collective face of homelessness” in America. The journey resulting from this hope fills the pages of his recently released book, “Fifty Sandwiches.”
The world has never seen a heavyweight champion quite like Tyson Fury. He can fight, he can sing and he can talk. Oh, can he talk.
Tyson Fury is a heavyweight champion once again, dominating Deontay Wilder in their title rematch Saturday night in Las Vegas before Wilder’s corner threw in the towel in the seventh round.
They are a flawed group at best, the heavyweights who will be vying for your attention – and money – over the next few months. Unpredictable, too, though that just adds to the intrigue of a trio of fights that will either make boxing’s big men must-see TV or relegate the division to the doldrums once again.
Just when things were starting to make sense in boxing and the heavyweight division was shaping up nicely, a fat guy with blazingly quick hands wiped away most of the preconceived notions of where it would all eventually lead.
Deontay Wilder emphatically got back into the win column, knocking out Dominic Breazeale with an overpowering right hand in the first round to defend his heavyweight title.
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is set to defend his title on May 18 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn against mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale. The fight comes two weeks before Anthony Joshua takes on Jarrell Miller at Madison Square Garden. Joshua holds the other significant heavyweight belts.
When Deontay Wilder steps into the Staples Center ring to defend his WBC title against Britain’s Tyson Fury (27-0, 19 KOs) on Saturday night, he finally has the right opponent on the right stage at the right moment.
The head of one of the world’s leading technology companies, and an adviser to and daughter of the nation’s president came to Idaho on Tuesday.
Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury won the second fight of his comeback Saturday, clearing the path to a potential bout with WBC titleholder Deontay Wilder later in 2018. Wilder was ringside at Windsor Park in Belfast to see Fury taken the full 10 rounds against Italian journeyman Francesco Pianeta before being awarded a 100-90 points win.
Anthony Joshua has been given a 24-hour deadline to sign a deal to fight Alexander Povetkin or face being stripped of the WBA portion of his world heavyweight boxing titles. Joshua’s negotiations for a unification fight with WBC champion Deontay Wilder have deadlocked. The WBA has lost patience and want him to fight its mandatory challenger from Russia.
With several unification bouts in discussion and looming battles pitting champions moving up in weight to test other belt-holders, there’s a push in boxing to settle many of the debates that linger in the pound-for-pound rankings.
This year, two Wilder girls decided to use their senior project as a chance to address the issue of dating and domestic violence.
Deep in the bowels of Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, Anthony Joshua sat with his four world heavyweight belts in front of him and called on Deontay Wilder to get serious about negotiations for a unification fight.
Friday’s Google Doodle featured a Spokane native: Dr. Wilder Graves Penfield, a groundbreaking neurosurgeon who pioneered new treatments for epilepsy and became known as the “greatest living Canadian.”
Wilder School Superintendent Jeff Dillon has filed to run for state superintendent of public instruction in 2018.
Deontay Wilder is trying to emulate Larry Holmes, both in becoming the world’s dominant heavyweight champion and in cultivating a pinpoint left jab while sidelined by a right hand injury. Returning from a pair of injuries to his right arm and flush from a court victory, the WBC heavyweight champion returns to the ring Saturday night against unbeaten and mostly unknown Gerald Washington (18-0-1, 12 knockouts) at Legacy Arena.
Gene Wilder, who died Sunday at 83 from complications from Alzheimer’s disease, always had mania lurking under the surface of the actor’s innocuous, somewhat frayed exterior. And what made Wilder – who approached each role with a rigor that came from training in both the Stanislavski and Strasberg methods – so irresistible was the wondrous tension of precisely when his mania would erupt.
Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as “Young Frankenstein” and “Blazing Saddles,” has died. He was 83. Wilder’s nephew said Monday that the actor and writer died earlier this month in Stamford, Connecticut from complications from Alzheimer’s disease.