Head tilted slightly downward and eyes focused forward, Mikey Garcia seemingly saw nothing other than the obstacle in front of him: Adrien Broner.
Deontay Wilder didn’t come out with his usual ferocity early on against Gerald Washington, but it didn’t take the champ long to end things once he got rolling.
After nine months of adjusting to a revolving door of opponents and rehabbing a surgically repaired right hand and biceps, Deontay Wilder isn’t just anxious to once again rev up his career engine. The heavyweight champ is determined to kick that engine into overdrive.
As the product of an African-American father and a Mexican-American mother, heavyweight contender Gerald Washington hopes to use boxing as a force for solidarity.
It seems like it's becoming more difficult for Deontay Wilder to find clean opponents than it is to knock them out.
Four months after the fact, the disbelief in his voice remains as thick as one of his pony keg-sized biceps.
Gerald Washington knew he brought unassailable assets into Tuesday’s heavyweight tilt against Amir Mansour in the form of a massive five-inch height advantage, a 25-pound weight advantage, a chasm-wide eight-inch reach advantage, and just for good measure, a 10-year youth advantage.