Figueroa roars back in return with crushing third-round stoppage of Guerrero
Omar Figueroa Jr. had to feel the nerves coursing through him again. It was a welcome greeting, that tingly pinch in his legs and arms. It was his body’s way of telling “El Panterita” he was ready to go—that the 19-month layoff was over and his passion for boxing was fully reignited.
12 Rounds With … Artur Szpilka
It’s been nearly 18 months since Artur Szpilka came up short against Deontay Wilder in his first attempt to become the first Polish heavyweight champion—and now the powerful southpaw is ready to resume that pursuit.
Wilder asserts his right to land PBC’s Knockout of the Year
As the rounds went by, Deontay Wilder waited like a lion in the grass watching a herd of gazelle, anticipating the right time to strike against Artur Szpilka.
After crushing Artur Szpilka, Deontay Wilder now focused on doing the same to Alexander Povetkin
He didn’t even shoot his target a glance upon shooting his right hand. “I didn’t have to look at him,” Deontay Wilder explains, reflecting on the inevitability of flesh meeting canvas. “I knew he was going down.”
Bombs away: Deontay Wilder defends his heavyweight title with crushing KO of Artur Szpilka
Everybody heard that “Pin” drop.
Deontay Wilder vows to prevent Artur Szpilka from becoming the first Polish heavyweight champ
There has never been a French or a Mexican heavyweight champion, a drought prolonged in 2015 by the man on the other end of the phone, his voice as emphatic as the sound of one of his punches landing home. Now, Deontay Wilder looks to start the new year by denying yet another country its shot at boxing history. Poland, you’re up.
Artur Szpilka not letting big stage get to him as he prepares for Deontay Wilder
On paper, what jumps out is the considerable height and reach advantages Deontay Wilder brings to his heavyweight title defense against challenger Artur Szpilka.
His hand healed, Deontay Wilder is eyeing early KO of Artur Szpilka
He broke his hand and another man at once, the damage begetting more damage still.