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Fury-Wilder III by end of the year, promoter says

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.

Tim Dahlberg: Intrigue building in series of heavyweight fights

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.

Tim Dahlberg: Heavyweights are suddenly fun 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.

Wilder is talking trash and ready for Breazeale at Barclays

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.

Tyson Fury sets up Deontay Wilder fight after winning 2nd comeback bout

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 ordered by WBA to fight Alexander Povetkin and ditch Deontay Wilder

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.

Terence Crawford tops pound-for-pound, top-10 boxing list

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.

WBC champ Deontay Wilder returns against unbeaten Washington

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 was at his funniest making his audiences wait

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, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

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.