Recalling The Deontay Wilder – Audley Harrison Slaughter – Wilder’s UK Debut

Audley Harrison - Harrison, then aged 41 and having been drinking heavily from the bar at center of The Last Chance Saloon for some time, nevertheless talked a great fight – as in a truly great and convincing fight. If you were suckered in by Harrison's conviction, by his eloquence, you'd have thought Wilder had no chance. But those that were able to resist Audley's considerable charm (and still had fresh in their minds his recent quick defeats at the hands of David Haye and David Price) were wondering how long it would take Wilder to get "A-Force" out of there.

Seven years ago today, I found myself in Sheffield, at The Motorpoint Arena (almost full but not quite), watching emerging heavyweight contender/puncher/star Deontay Wilder live for the very first time. My fellow writers and I … read full article “Recalling The Deontay Wilder – Audley Harrison Slaughter – Wilder’s UK Debut”