No Fury, no Joshua, but Wilder fired up to fight Breazeale

Sports 05/17/19, 10:54

Whatever disappointment Deontay Wilder may have had in not fighting Anthony Joshua or Tyson Fury next is gone.Now the heavyweight champion can't wait to get in the ring with Dominic Breazeale."It's going to be an amazing night for me and a sad night for him," Wilder said.FILE - In this ...

Column: Heavyweights step up, just not against each other

Sports 05/14/19, 14:58

Tyson Fury, the big British heavyweight who breaks into song at the most unexpected moments and would be fun to meet for a beer, will be fighting next month. So will his countryman, Anthony Joshua, who will venture across the pond to make his Garden debut.And then there's Deontay Wilder, ...

Wilder-Fury 2 off for now, according to WBC

Sports 02/26/19, 17:00

The WBC heavyweight title rematch between champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury is off for now.The two fought to a draw in December and were negotiating a rematch. But WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman said Tuesday he received confirmation from Fury that the challenger would look elsewhere for his next bout."Deontay ...

Wilder keeps heavyweight title, fights Fury to split draw

Sports 12/02/18, 02:02

Tyson Fury dominated long stretches of his heavyweight title bout against Deontay Wilder with shifty technique and graceful defense.He still ended up flat on the canvas in the 12th round, his eyes rolling backward while Wilder celebrated above him.Fury somehow gathered his wits, rose and made it to the final ...

The big fight: In Fury, Wilder faces true heavyweight equal

Sports 11/30/18, 15:48

Deontay Wilder has waited a decade for the chance to pick on somebody his own size.Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) is the most accomplished American heavyweight boxer of his era, a superb athlete with vicious punching power and a reckless streak. The Olympic medalist has stopped every man who ever stepped ...

Column: Wilder and Fury step up in heavyweight title fight

Sports 11/28/18, 02:29

Just how well Deontay Wilder's heavyweight title defense Saturday night against Tyson Fury in Los Angeles will do at the box office is a question mark. For all the power in his right hand, Wilder is still trying to build his brand and Fury is largely an enigma in the ...

Heavyweights Wilder, Fury scuffle at promotional appearance

Sports 10/03/18, 20:32

Heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury have wrapped up their three-city publicity tour for their upcoming bout by nearly coming to blows again.The unbeaten stars' news conference in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday got physical when Wilder and Fury exchanged shoves after pushing their heads together during some nose-to-nose trash ...

‘We want Wilder’: Team Joshua eager to fix unification fight

Sports 09/23/18, 08:08

No sooner had Anthony Joshua brutally dispatched another pretender to his heavyweight titles than attention turned to who the British fighter would face next as he seeks to clean up boxing's most glamorous division.An eagerly anticipated fight on Dec. 1 will go a long way to clearing that up.Deontay Wilder, ...

Joshua back ‘home’ to face Povetkin for heavyweight titles

Sports 09/20/18, 10:18

This was supposed to be the week Anthony Joshua completed his whirlwind six-year journey from Olympic gold medalist to undisputed world heavyweight champion.Deontay Wilder should have been the opponent, Las Vegas potentially the venue. Instead, Joshua has to take a detour.Boxers, Britain's Anthony Joshua, left, and Russia's Alexander Povetkin pose ...

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