This week in boxing history, PBC recalls the final chapter of a thrilling heavyweight trilogy, our second-ever fight card and three Fights of the Year, including one deemed the best bout of the 1990s.
Deontay Wilder was so impressive Saturday defending his world heavyweight title against Chris Arreola, he didn’t even need both hands to finish the job.
He’s 6-foot-7, more than 220 pounds and has a chiseled physique. He also has 35 knockouts in 36 career fights. So, yeah, it’s pretty easy to view Deontay Wilder as superhuman with superhuman power.
When Deontay Wilder dethroned Bermane Stiverne by unanimous decision on January 17, 2015, he became the first American world heavyweight champion in more than eight years.
Chris Arreola will be the first to admit he’s never been the most dedicated gym rat. But he insists he’s training like never before in advance of his battle with heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.
Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder handled a busy Saturday as efficiently as dispatching the 36 opponents he's faced in the ring.