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The Pugilist KOrner: Lamont Peterson, Virgil Hunter, Deontay Wilder, Bryan Vera, and Raul Marquez

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents another packed, six guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!! The two hour program will feature IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Lamont Peterson, elite level trainer Virgil Hunter, Light Heavyweight contender Edwin Rodriguez, Heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder, Middleweight contender Bryan Vera, and former 1992 Olympian Raul Marquez [...]

Malik Scott-Deontay Wilder in the works for March

Fans have been wanting to see exciting KO artist Deontay Wilder take a step up in competition for some time now, and it looks as though these fans will get what they want this coming March. According to a news piece in The Tuscaloosa News, the 30-0(30) heavyweight contender will face the world ranked and highly skilled Malik Scott on March 15th. “I can tell you it’s a fight we hope gets made,” [...]

Fury saying he wants Deontay Wilder

Recently British heavyweight Tyson Fury (21-0, 15 KO's) had been telling anyone that cared to listen to him that he wanted to fight Golden Boy fighter Deontay Wilder (30-0, 30 KO's), but shortly after Deontay expressed interest in facing him too, Fury said he was retiring from boxing. Deontay didn't know what was happening, and neither did Golden Boy Promotions, who had hoped to line up the fight [...]

2013 Year End Awards: Fighter of the year, KO of the year, Fight of the year, Upset of the year

It’s that time of the year again: when fight fans take a look back at what went down in the fistic calendar. 2013 was, in many years one of the best for boxing in a long time. We saw some great action fights, we saw some superb displays of The Sweet Science, we saw a number of electrifying KO’s and we saw our share of controversy. That said, this writer now gives his picks for the recipients [...]

An open letter from Dereck Chisora to Deontay Wilder

Dear Deontay, I’m asking you man-to-man and hope that you have the honour and courage to accept my challenge and fight me. I’m in this business to prove that I’m the best and to become a world champion which I’m sure you are too, so take me up on my challenge and let’s do this and get it on early next year. I’ll be honest, I don’t rate you. You’ve put together a record of [...]

Video: Peter Fury on Tyson Fury retirement, Haye, Wilder, More; Hughie Fury Interview

Video by britishboxers.co.uk - Peter Fury, the uncle and trainer of unbeaten heavyweight contender Tyson Fury, has has denied the boxer has retired from fighting and will be back in the ring, after having Christmas off in the light of his fight against David Haye being called off for a second time. Fury and Haye were set to go head to head on February 8, at the Manchester Arena after the original September [...]

Team Wilder open letter to Team Fury

Tyson, I know you are frustrated with the whole Haye situation. You are a top heavyweight with top people behind you. You want to fight the best and have always stepped up to the plate. Forget retirement. You have a long and bright future in front of you. We at Team Wilder understand. We believe you and Deontay are the two best young heavyweights in the World and a fight between the two of [...]

Tyson Fury Calls Out Deontay Wilder!

Ladies and gentlemen, I don’t know about you, but I think the heavyweight division can be exciting once again. The idea is to begin matching up the young guns and letting them go at each other. There is one thing I’ve noticed in quite a few recent fights involving heavyweights not named Klitschko. The heavyweights are letting their hands go and producing interesting and entertaining fights. [...]

Schaefer wants Deontay-Stiverne for WBC heavyweight title

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer expects WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko to vacate his WBC title at any moment now that he's announced that he plans on running to become the president of Ukraine. Once Vitali's title becomes vacant, Schaefer's plans are to match Golden Boy fighter #3 WBC Deontay Wilder (30-0, 30 KO's) to face #1 WBC Bermane Stiverne (23-1-1, 20 KO's) for the vacant [...]

Left-Hook Lounge: Hopkins/Mayweather Legacy, Why We Won’t See Quillin/Rosado II, & Deontay Wilder’s Next Step!!!

Thomas W. (Conyers, GA): So many have buzzed about the legacy of Floyd Mayweather, but few in the sport give Hopkins the same respect. How would you compare the two legacies? Vivek W. (ESB): Rather than comparing the legacies of these two men, I'd like to lay out the importance of why both legacies should be celebrated. In Floyd Mayweather, you have a man who managed to put together a level of dominance [...]

“Bernard ‘The Alien’ Hopkins” Edition of The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, The Sports Krib proudly presents a special B-Hop “The Grey” Edition of the Pugilist Korner’s Weekend Wrap!! Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 To kick off tonight’s two hour program, James and Joseph will discuss last night’s Showtime “Tripleheader“, which took place at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Pugilist KOrner team [...]

Deontay Wilder destroys Firtha

Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder (30-0, 30 KO's) remained undefeated with a stunning fourth-round knockout over Nicolai "Stone Man" Firtha (21-11-1, 8 KO's). It was only the third time that the promising young heavyweight from Tuscaloosa, Ala., has ever been into the fourth round. To date, he has a remarkable 17 first-round knockouts and is looking to move into a championship fight. The SHOWTIME [...]