Barely a month into 2016 and we’ve already seen some interesting developments in the normally sleep inducing heavyweight scene. I hate to open an article with such a statement as, traditionally, the division has always been the jewel in the crown of world boxing but, as we know, times have changed. I grew up in an era where we looked to the golden years of the 70’s when Ali, Frazier, Foreman and Norton plied their … Read Article
(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME) American heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder defended his WBC title for the third time with a devastating ninth round knockout of Polish challenger Artur Szpilka on Saturday night, live on SHOWTIME in front of 12,668 fans at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
With WBA and WBO Heavyweight World Champion Tyson Fury and Wilder’s mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin watching from ringside, Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) impressed yet again in knocking out his … Read Article
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) unleashed a monstrous right hand in the 9th round to knock his opponent Artur Szpilka (20-2, 15 KOs) completely out on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Wilder’s right hand ended the show in the 9th round in what was a very closely contested match. The fight was stopped at 2:24 of round nine.… Read Article
https://youtu.be/OLvEtHtCQAcDeontay Wilder Defends WBC Title Against Artur Szpilka In Main Event Of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Live At 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT From Barclays Center In Brooklyn…watch live here on ESB or on Youtube
For the first time in boxing history, two heavyweight world title fights will be streamed live on YOUTUBE as SHOWTIME Sports® offers this Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader on the video-sharing site beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.… Read Article
A pair of heavyweight title fights takes place this Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn after a span of 115-years since the last of its kind. In the main event unbeaten WBC champion Deontay Wilder faces Artur Szpilka and in the co-feature Vyacheslav Glazkov meets Charles Martin for a vacant IBF strap. Szpilka has a chance to become the first polish heavyweight in history. If Wilder wins it sets the stage for tremendous … Read Article
WBC HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Deontay Wilder: 228 ¾ Pounds
Artur Szpilka: 233 ¼ Pounds
IBF HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Charles Martin: 249 ½ Pounds
Vyacheslav Glazkov: 218 Pounds… Read Article
WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder and Polish contender Artur Szpilka continued their fight-week activities Wednesday, staring each other down for the first time at 4 World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan.… Read Article
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (35-0, 34 KOs) is promising to knockout Polish challenger Artur Szpilka (20-1, 15 KOs) this Saturday night in their contest on Showtime from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Deontay does not care that Szpilka has improved since his knockout loss to Bryant Jennings in 2014. Deontay doesn’t believe that Szpilka can improve enough to beat him on Saturday. Szpilka looked really bad in his fights against … Read Article
(Photo credit: Stephanie Trapp/SHOWTIME) A huge fight week featuring the first two heavyweight world title fights in Brooklyn in 115 years kicked off Tuesday with media workouts at world famous Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn.
This Saturday, January 16 at Barclays Center, WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder will make the third defense of his title against Polish bruiser Artur Szpilka while unbeaten heavyweights Charles Martin and Vyacheslav Glazkov battle for the vacant IBF Heavyweight World … Read Article
By Carlos Ortiz: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (35-0, 34 KOs) says he’s going to send challenger Artur “Szpila The Pin” Szpilka (20-1, 15 KOs) to heaven this Saturday night in their Showtime televised fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Deontay says he doesn’t want to send Szpilka to hell like in the movies. He says all he wants to do is KO the 26-year-old “Pinhead” and send him to heaven in … Read Article