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Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder II set for 22 February in Las Vegas

Deontay Wilder (right) has beaten Dominic Breazeale and Luis Ortiz since his draw with Tyson FuryTyson Fury’s rematch with WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will take place in Las Vegas on 22 February, both fighters have confirmed.Briton Fury, 31, drew with undefeated American Wilder, 34, in December 2018.Wilder, whose WBC belt will be on…

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Deontay Wilder: Is American boxing’s biggest puncher?

Mike Costello says Deontay Wilder is the biggest puncher he has seen in his lifetimeDeontay Wilder’s ruthless knockout of Luis Ortiz has seen him branded a “genius” by a BBC Radio 5 Live Boxing team who think he just might be the most fearsome puncher for a generation.The American defended his WBC world heavyweight title…

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Deontay Wilder calls himself hardest-hitting puncher in boxing history

Deontay Wilder has won 42 of his 43 fights and 41 of those by knockout – with his draw against Tyson Fury last December the only time he has not been victoriousDeontay Wilder has described himself as the “hardest hitter in boxing” after his seventh-round knockout of Luis Ortiz in Las Vegas on Saturday.The Cuban…

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Deontay Wilder knocks out Luis Ortiz to defend WBC world title in Las Vegas

Ortiz had dominated the first half of the Las Vegas fight until Wilder found a knockoutDeontay Wilder defended his WBC world heavyweight title for the 10th time with a stunning knockout after being out-boxed by Luis Ortiz for six rounds.The American looked set to see his world-title reign end just short of five years as…

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Tyson Fury: Deontay Wilder ‘has no substance and no intellect’

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury drew their fight in Los Angeles last yearTyson Fury says WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has “no intellect” and “no substance”.The Briton drew with Wilder in December and a rematch against the undefeated American is set for 22 February.And Fury, who has his first bout in WWE on Thursday,…

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Deontay Wilder on Luis Ortiz, Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua

Wilder was ushered through crowds by security and ate underneath a canvas showcasing Anthony JoshuaWBC champion Deontay Wilder vowed to “get rid” of Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury in his coming fights amid “surreal” scenes at a restaurant opening in West Yorkshire.America’s Wilder spoke to BBC Sport after tucking into burger and pizza at the…

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Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder: Promoter Bob Arum ‘can’t fathom’ why rematch is not next bout

Arum (left) is promoting Fury in the US and has worked with the likes of Muhammad Ali in the pastTyson Fury’s promoter says he “can’t fathom” why the rematch of his thrilling draw with Deontay Wilder last December is not the pair’s next fight.Both Fury and Wilder are set to fight in September before facing…

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Tyson Fury says he will beat Deontay Wilder in rematch

Fury’s defeat of Schwarz was his 28th win in 29 fightsBritain’s Tyson Fury says he will beat Deontay Wilder in a world heavyweight title rematch that looks set to take place early next year.Fury, 30, stopped German Tom Schwarz in round two on Saturday in his first fight since a draw with Wilder in December…

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Tyson Fury says Deontay Wilder rematch ‘likely’ in March or April

Deontay Wilder retained his WBC belt after an enthralling draw with Tyson Fury in Los Angeles in DecemberBritain’s Tyson Fury says a world heavyweight title rematch with Deontay Wilder is “likely to happen in March or April”.Wilder knocked out fellow American Dominic Breazeale in the first round on Saturday to retain his WBC title.Wilder’s agent,…

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Deontay Wilder knocks out Dominic Breazeale in first round to defend title

The only blip on Wilder’s otherwise flawless record is a draw with Tyson Fury in December 2018Deontay Wilder produced a sensational first-round knockout of Dominic Breazeale to retain his WBC world heavyweight title in New York.Wilder, 33, flattened his fellow American with 43 seconds of the opening round left – taking his record to 41…