Deontay Wilder Biography, Age, Fight, News, Wife, Knockouts, Height and Instagram

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Deontay Wilder  Biography

Deontay Wilder born as Deontay Leshun Wilder is an American professional boxer. Since 2015 he has held the WBC heavyweight title. In doing so he became the first American world heavyweight champion in nine years, which was the longest period of time in boxing history without an American heavyweight champion. Wilder being an amateur he won a bronze medal in the heavyweight division at the 2008 Olympics. This is what led to his nickname of “The Bronze Bomber”, which Wilder coined after Joe Louis, who was known by the nickname of “The Brown Bomber”.

Particularly, Wilder is known for his formidable punching power, having finished all but one of his fights inside the distance. His knockout-to-win ratio stands at 95%, with 19 knockouts in the first round, as well as having stopped every opponent he has faced. Wilder is a two-time winner of the Premier Boxing Champions Knockout of the Year award, in 2016 and 2017.

Wilder is ranked as the world’s second best active heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, The Ring magazine, and BoxRec as of March 2018. He is  is also know as the 15th longest reigning world heavyweight champion of all time.  He is the 9th longest combined and individual title streaks in modern heavyweight boxing history at seven and six title bouts, respectively.

Deontay Wilder Age | How Old Is Deontay Wilder | Deontay Wilder Hometown

Wilder was born on October 22, 1985 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, U.S. He is 34 years old as of 2019.

Deontay Wilder Weight and Height

Wilder has a weight of 103 kg and stands at height of 2.01 m.

Deontay Wilder Family

Wilder’s family information is not yet revealed but it is known that he has a  younger brother Marsellos Wilder  who is also a professional boxer, and currently fights in the cruiserweight division.

Deontay Wilder Education

Wilder in 2004  he graduated from Tuscaloosa Central High School  and dreamed of playing football (wide receiver) or basketball (forward) for his hometown Alabama Crimson Tide, but the birth of his daughter, who has spina bifida, and grade issues forced him to attend nearby Shelton State Community College and to focus on a boxing career.

Deontay Wilder Wife | Deontay Wilder Daughter

Wilder is married to Jessica Scales-Wider, they have two daughters and two sons together. They got married in 2009 but later divorced. Currently Wilder engaged to and has a child with Marsellos Wilder and has been featured on the reality television show, WAGS Atlanta.

Deontay Wilder Fight

At the age of 23 on November 15, 2008, Wilder made his debut at the Vanderbilt University Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tennessee. Wilder knocked out Ethan Cox in the second round. In the second round Cox was knocked down three times  before the fight was eventually stopped.

In 2009 Wilder fought seven times , winning all the fights in round 1.  Wilder by October 2012 he racked up an impressive 25-fight win streak, winning all by knockout and all within four rounds. Some remarkable stoppages included former WBA heavyweight title challenger Owen Beck (27-10, 20 KOs), former WBO light heavyweight title challenger DeAndrey Abron (15-6, 10 KOs) and former WBO heavyweight challenger Damon Reed (46-15, 32 KOs).

He won his first title in professional boxing On December 15, 2012 when he knocked out then unbeaten 37 year old Kelvin Price (13-0, 6 KOs) at the Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles.The fight was originally slated to take place in August 2012.   Through the first two rounds Wilder fought patiently and mostly measured Price. The fight ended when a right hand from Wilder caught Price on the jaw and sent him back into the ropes and down. He attempted to get to his feet, but struggled which led referee Ray Corona to wave an end to the bout. Wilder claimed the vacant WBC Continental Americas heavyweight title, which he went on to successfully defend twice.

Deontay Wilder Knockouts

41 fights

40 wins

0 losses

By knockout 39 0
By decision 1 0
Draws 1

Deontay Wilder Last Fight | Tyson Fury Deontay Wilder | Deontay Wilder Recent Fight

On the evening of May 18, 2019, Wilder defended WBC heavyweight title against Dominic Breazeale via knockout in the first round. Deontay caught him with a powerful right which sent Breazeale flat on his back and unable to continue with the referee waving off the contest after reaching the ten count.

Deontay Wilder Results | Did Deontay Wilder Win














Wilder 9 10 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 9 9 10 111
Fury 10 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 8 10 10 8 115


Deontay Wilder Vs Bermane Stiverne

Wilder delivered on his trash talk, knocking out Bermane Stiverne in the first round.

Deontay Wilder Boxrec

Deontay Wilder Stats | Deontay Wilder Record






Draw 40–0–1 United Kingdom Tyson Fury SD
Win 40–0 Cuba Luis Ortiz TKO
Win 39–0 Canada Bermane Stiverne KO
Win 38–0 United States Gerald Washington TKO
Win 37–0 United States Chris Arreola RTD
Win 36–0 Poland Artur Szpilka KO
Win 35–0 France Johann Duhaupas TKO
Win 34–0 United States Éric Molina KO
Win 33–0 Canada Bermane Stiverne UD
Win 32–0 United States Jason Gavern RTD
Win 31–0 United States Malik Scott KO
Win 30–0 United States Nicolai Firtha KO
Win 29–0 Belarus Siarhei Liakhovich KO
Win 28–0 United Kingdom Audley Harrison TKO
Win 27–0 United States Matthew Greer TKO
Win 26–0 United States Kelvin Price KO
Win 25–0 United States Damon McCreary KO
Win 24–0 Trinidad and Tobago Kertson Manswell TKO
Win 23–0 Jamaica Owen Beck RTD
Win 22–0 United States Jesse Oltmanns TKO
Win 21–0 United States Marlon Hayes TKO
Win 20–0 United States David Long KO
Win 19–0 Mexico Daniel Cota KO
Win 18–0 United States Dominique Alexander TKO
Win 17–0 United States Damon Reed KO
Win 16–0 United States Reggie Pena TKO
Win 15–0 United States DeAndrey Abron TKO
Win 14–0 United States Danny Sheehan KO
Win 13–0 United States Harold Sconiers TKO
Win 12–0 United States Shannon Caudle KO
Win 11–0 United States Dustin Nichols RTD
Win 10–0 Mexico Alvaro Morales TKO
Win 9–0 United States Ty Cobb KO
Win 8–0 United States Jerry Vaughn KO
Win 7–0 United States Travis Allen TKO
Win 6–0 United States Kelsey Arnold KO
Win 5–0 United States Charles Brown KO
Win 4–0 United States Joseph Rabotte KO
Win 3–0 United States Richard Greene Jr. RTD
Win 2–0 United States Shannon Gray TKO
Win 1–0 United States Ethan Cox TKO

Deontay Wilder Vs Chris Arreola

Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight title with a technical knockout when Chris Arreola’s corner stopped the fight after the eighth round at Legacy Arena.

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Deontay Wilder Klitschko

Antony firmly believed that Wilder will beat Tyson in their heavy weight clash in Los Angeles. He used Wladimir Klitschko as proof which came true.

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Deontay Wilder Purse | Deontay Wilder Salary | Deontay Wilder Earnings | How Much Is Deontay Wilder Worth

Wilder will earn $4 million while Fury will take home $3 million. Both fighters stand to make more from the revenue split of PPV buys.Wilder is worth £11.6million ($16m) as of April 2018.

Deontay Wilder Olympics

In October 2005 Wilder started boxing  when he entered Skyy Boxing Gym in Northport, Alabama and started a training under Jay Deas. At that time Wilder was at age 20.

Wilder by 2007  he upset the favorites to win both the National Golden Gloves and the US championships at 201 lb (91 kg).

He defeated highly touted cadet world champion Isiah Thomas – a southpaw from Detroit – and David Thompson, of Brooklyn, NY in the finals at the Golden Gloves. Wilder defeated Quantis Graves and won the final 31–15 over southpaw James Zimmerman of San Jose, Calif at the U.S. championship.

At the Olympic trials Wilder beat Graves twice more and won the Olympic trials in only 21 bouts. Wilder early in 2008 he scored a career-best win by edging out World championships silver medalist and future Olympic champion Rakhim Chakhiyev in Russia. He qualified for the Olympics by beating Deivis Julio 6:5 Jorge Quinones from Ecuador on double countback and Brazilian Rafael Lima 6:5 at the qualifier.

In the 2008 Olympics Wilder  competed at heavyweight defeating Abdelaziz Touilbini of Algeria and Mohamed Arjaoui of Morocco before losing to Clemente Russo of Italy in the semi-final to earn a bronze medal.

Wilder had an approximate amateur record of 30-5.
Olympic results
Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics: 

Defeated Abdelaziz Toulbini (Algeria) 10:4
Defeated Mohamed Arjaoui (Morocco) 10+:10 (tiebreaker criteria)
Lost to Clemente Russo (Italy) 1:7
World Championship results
2007 AIBA World Boxing Championships:

Lost to Krzysztof Zimnoch (Poland) 20-23 (10/24/2007)[6]

Deontay Wilder Mask

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Deontay Wilder Wbc

Deontay Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight title against Tyson Fury in Los Angeles but both men remain undefeated.

What Time Do Deontay Wilder Fight | Deontay Wilder Showtime

The main card, which includes four fights, will begin on pay-per-view at 9 p.m. ET. You can order the show, which costs $74.99, from Showtime.

Deontay Wilder Diet

Pizza, kebabs and chocolate formed the backbone of Wilder diet that saw him balloon to 400lb (28 stone).

Deontay Wilder And Anthony Joshua

Rival heavyweights Tyson and Wilder had a united voice as they launched a scathing attack on Anthony Joshua in the wake of their stunning draw in Los Angeles.

Joshua holds the IBF, WBA and WBO versions but hasn’t been able to agree terms with Wilder in the past and that doesn’t look like changing.

Deontay Wilder Highlights | Deontay Wilder Vs Tyson Fury

In December 2, 2018, It was one of the most anticipated heavyweight battles in recent memory between Deontay and Tyson Fury. It went all the way between the two undefeated fighters, living up to its intense billing. It ended in a draw.

Deontay  was the unbeaten champion on home soil and had two knockdowns, but Tyson Fury outboxed his opponent over 12 rounds, leading to yet another split decision that has the boxing world torn.

At the end of the day, both fighters had their arms raised in Los Angeles’ Staples Center, with the judges scoring the fight: 115-111 to Wilder, 114-110 to Fury, and a 113-113.

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