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    DEONTAY WILDER has revealed he's trying to "get back" into the swing of things ahead of a potential return to the ring. The Bronze Bomber has slowly but surely been ramping up his training over the last few months after a prolonged break from action. 5Deontay Wilder hasn't set foot inside the ring since his trilogy fight with Tyson FuryCredit: Getty 5The former WBC heavyweight champion recently returned to the gymCredit: INSTAGRAMMICHAELBOUNTYHUNTER 5Wilder met up with UFC heavyweight champion at the Performance InstituteCredit: [email protected] 5The heavy hitters embraced mid sessionCredit: [email protected] 5And Wilder revealed to Ngannou he's "trying to get back in the groove"Credit: [email protected] Wilder, 35, recently took his training to the UFC's Performance Institute in Las Vegas - where he met the promotion's heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou. After perching up on the ring apron, Ngannou said to Wilder: "Hey champ.” Former WBC heavyweight champion Wilder replied by saying: “What’s up brother?” After the pair embraced and shook hands, Ngannou answered: “Not much. How are you?” READ MORE IN SPORTBREAK A LEG Boxing fans all saying the same thing...
    BOXING fans all said the same thing after seeing Deontay Wilder pose for pictures following his return to the gym. The former dominant WBC heavyweight champion has resumed serious training ahead of a potential return to the ring later this year. 4Deontay Wilder hasn't set foot inside the ring since his trilogy fight with Tyson FuryCredit: REX 4The former WBC heavyweight champion recently returned to trainingCredit: [email protected] 4And boxing fans were left stunned by Wilder's slim legsCredit: [email protected] Wilder, 35, recently posed for a snap with fellow contender Michael Hunter after one of his gruelling training sessions. And boxing fans were in awe of how skinny the Bronze Bomber's legs were. One tweeted: "This don ain’t hit legs in his life." Another said: "Mad how skinny these man’s legs are." READ MORE IN SPORTBAD INTENTIONS Deontay Wilder looks in incredible shape while training with Badou Jack And another said: "Surprised he can stand up on them toothpick." Another remarked: "No wonder them legs looked like linguine every time he took a shot." One chimed in: "Those legs are surely photoshopped...
    DEONTAY WILDER hit Isaac Chamberlain so hard he thought he was back in London. Cruiserweight Chamberlain sparred the former heavyweight world champion when he was just a teenager. 3Isaac Chamberlain pictured with former sparring partner Deontay Wilder At the time, Wilder was preparing for his career-defining title win against Bermane Stiverne in 2015. And Chamberlain was on the receiving end of one of the most formidable right hands in boxing history. He told Sky Sports: "He's powerful, very powerful. "I remember I sparred him when I was 19, he hit me with an uppercut, I thought I was back in London. He's a solid puncher. "People always say it's his power. It's not really, it's his speed. He's very quick off the mark and he processes very quickly. "People don't realise it and people only think he's wild just in general. No, he's only wild when he has you hurt. "But he sticks to the basics very well, he's very, very sharp. So he's better than what people think. "There's method...
    FORMER WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is "considering" a return to the boxing ring. Wilder hasn't stepped inside the squared circle since his trilogy loss to Tyson Fury in October last year. 2Wilder says he's coming back to boxing 'for the people'Credit: Getty 2The Bronze Bomber is coming off the back of two consecutive losses to FuryCredit: Getty However, the Bronze Bomber is ready for a career "re-boost" and will return to boxing "for the people". He told Premier Boxing: "I'm definitely considering coming back. "This is something that we're trying to figure out and get things situated. "I feel [it could be] a re-boost for my career." READ MORE IN BOXINGMAC FOR MORE McGregor ACCEPTS sensational $1BN rematch with Mayweather later this year Wilder continued: "It's not about the financial things, I never have to return to boxing ever again in my life. I've set my life up." SunSport revealed this week that Wilder's team expect the heavy hitter to return before the end of 2022. Mathroom boxing chief Eddie Hearn has touted a potential...
    DEONTAY WILDER has aimed a sly dig at former rival Tyson Fury, suggesting the Brit doesn't bring any "excitement" to the heavyweight division. Fury ended Wilder's five-year reign as WBC heavyweight champion in February 2020 before closing the book on their rivalry with a brutal 11th-round KO victory in their trilogy fight last October. 3Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury went to war in their trilogy last OctoberCredit: SPLASH 3Fury retained his WBC title with a brutal 11th-round KO victory in Las VegasCredit: SPLASH 3But Wilder believes there's no excitement in the heavyweight division without an American championCredit: AP But The Bronze Bomber - who made ten defences of the prestigious green belt - believes the division isn't as exciting without an American at the summit. He told Blue Blood Sports TV: "One thing about boxing that I’ve proved is that boxing thrives off of the excitement. "But the excitement of an American champion. Once that dies, so does boxing. “I was living proof because I’m coming back on popular demand because that’s all I’ve been hearing from high and low....
    DEONTAY WILDER should take on Briton Joe Joyce in his comeback fight, according to promoter Frank Warren. Wilder, 36, confirmed last week that he intends to carry on boxing despite a second successive defeat to Tyson Fury back in October. 2Wilder is set to continue his career following two defeats to FuryCredit: Getty 2Joyce is in contention for a shot at the WBC title which Wilder lost to FuryCredit: Reuters The American is still ranked No1 in the WBC's rankings behind champion Fury. And Warren, who promotes Olympic silver medallist Joyce, feels it is a logical fight to make as his man is ranked No2. Speaking to iFL TV, he said: "He [Wilder] was in gruelling fights with Tyson. The last one was a classic. ‘When you talk about the best fights of the last 20 years, that fight [Fury-Wilder III] certainly is one of them. READ MORE IN BOXINGBRONZED BOMBER Wilder unveils STATUE of himself and confirms he WILL return to boxing ring ‘I don’t know what he’s got left… he’s a dangerous man and he can punch -...
    DEONTAY WILDER has confirmed he WILL return to boxing after unveiling a statue of himself in his home town. The Bronze Bomber has not fought since a devastating 11th-round KO defeat to Tyson Fury in their trilogy bout. 3Deontay Wilder says he is ready to return to boxing 3A bronze statue of the heavyweight boxing legend has been unveiled in his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama That meant Wilder lost two and drew the other of their three mouthwatering heavyweight scraps. The former WBC champ had teased that he was ready to hang up the gloves after the loss. But in other interviews, he insisted his story was not quite finished. And now, as he attended an unveiling of the statue in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Wilder was adamant he is ready to return. Most read in SportFAKE NEWS People always ask me if my boobs are real...here's the truth says Paige SpiranacGAME OVER Tyson arm wrestles The Game while smoking a joint after giving rapper shroomsCHAMP V CHUMPS Moment gobby students who taunted Joshua are left quaking as he storms flat'HEROES DO...
    FORMER WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has been honoured with a life-size statue in his hometown of Tuscaloosa in Alabama. Boxing's hardest puncher has not fought since he was knocked out by Tyson Fury in their trilogy fight last October. 2Wilder will be honoured in his hometown with a life-size statue “We’re proud of his accomplishments and are thrilled the visitor center will be home to this incredible statue.“His championship title has put our community, Deontay’s hometown, on the map and his statue will pay tribute to that.” -Don Staley, President/CEO of @VisitTuscaloosa pic.twitter.com/4gNHf3neaY— Deuce (@rangerrollins) May 16, 2022 And Wilder has previously suggested he could retire from the sport following the brutal loss. Despite his future in boxing unknown, Wilder will be honoured on May 25 in his hometown for his sporting achievements. A life-size statue his been commissioned to celebrate his 44-fight career so far. Wilder reacted to local news confessing he "wasn't even expecting" such an honour. READ MORE IN BOXINGFree bets! The best free bets and sign up offers available from our bookmaker...
    BOXING legend Mike Tyson has urged Deontay Wilder to return to the ring and face unified heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk. The Bronze Bomber has been out of the ring since October after being knocked out by Tyson Fury in their epic trilogy fight. 2Deontay Wilder hasn't fought since October after being stopped by Tyson FuryCredit: Getty 2Mike Tyson wants Wilder to return to the ring to face unbeaten Ukrainian Oleksandr UsykCredit: Getty Wilder was looking to reclaim the WBC title after his five-year reign was ended by the Gypsy King in February 2020. The 36-year-old revealed in December how he is assessing his future in boxing after admitting he had "achieved all his goals". But WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman recently revealed the Alabama banger will return this year, and former foe Fury has declared he wants Wilder to fight for his old belt. Fury has once again reiterated his desire to retire after stopping Dillian Whyte, which will see the WBC strap become vacant. READ MORE IN BOXINGROAD TO REMATCH Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk 2: Date, UK start time, live...
    TYSON FURY'S coach has revealed a remarkable picture of the WBC heavyweight champion when he was 28 STONE. The Gypsy King dethroned Wladimir Klitschko with a superb boxing display in 2015, but then fell into a depression where he became addicted to alcohol and drugs. 3Tyson Fury topped the scales at 28 stone when he began is comebackCredit: Instagram 3The Gypsy King suffered from depression and an addiction to drugs and alcohol after his win over Wladimir KlitschkoCredit: Refer to Caption 3He lost around 140lbs and was back at the top of the heavyweight division just months laterCredit: Getty Images - Getty He piled on the weight and by the time he plotted his return at the end of 2017 he had around 10 stone to lose. But within six months Fury was back in the ring and after just two warm-up fights he agreed to face knockout artist Deontay Wilder in December 2018. The Brit would go on to draw their first fight in Los Angeles in a bout many felt he won. But the fight will be remembered...
    Tyson Fury dominated a treacherous Deontay Wilder and handed him a humiliating TKO loss for the WBC heavyweight title in their rematch in February 2020. Following the maiden defeat of his pro career, Wilder has been on the wrong side of criticism. Now, even a year later, he is still in the same position as the boxing world continues to hit out at him. Croatian heavyweight, Alen Babic, was the latest name to ridicule ‘The Bronze Bomber’. Furthermore, he stated that Tyson Fury had terrorized Deontay Wilder in their in-ring collision. In a conversation with Pro Boxing Fans, ‘The Savage’ said, “Fury beat him, Fury terrorized him with his beating, right? Just put your head down and say I got beat by a better man and then I am gonna return or I’m not. So, that’s that simple. You don’t need to say he (Tyson Fury) did this, he did that. F*** crazy.” Read More | Avni Yildirim: A Look Back at the Losses of His Pro Career Babic advised Wilder to return and stop making excuses or...
    TYSON FURY has teased an MMA switch again by sharing a clip of him training in UFC gloves. The Gypsy King swapped his traditional boxing attire for the 4-ounce ones usually worn inside the octagon as he put in some bag work. 4Tyson Fury has teased a switch to MMA againCredit: Instagran / @gypsyking101 4The boxing star swapped boxing gloves for UFC ones for his latest training sessionCredit: Instagran / @gypsyking101 UFC middleweight Darren Till has previously enjoyed several training sessions with the 6’7” heavyweight. Fury has revealed in the past he held talks with Dana White of a switch into the MMA cage. He said: “I’ve had plenty of conversations with Dana White about potentially having a fight with one of the guys. "But, at the minute, I don’t need to fight UFC guys. He continued: “Until then, I don’t need a fight with Francis Ngannou. "I don’t need Stipe Miocic, Brock Lesnar, whoever. I don’t need these guys to fight in a crossover match right now. "When I’m finished what I’m doing in my own career, we...
    Getty Tyson Fury celebrates at the end of the 12th round fighting to a draw with Deontay Wilder during the WBC Heavyweight Championship at Staples Center on December 1, 2018. Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is eyeing a return to the boxing ring on December 5 in the United Kingdom, according to a report by The Athletic. In an interview with the outlet, the “Gypsy King” revealed his plans and said that a match with Deontay Wilder would not be next. Fury and “The Bronze Bomber” fought for the second time in February and the Gypsy King came out on top via seventh-round TKO. After the loss, Wilder exercised his rematch clause and the trilogy bout was considered for July. However, the bout was then moved to October after Wilder said he was injured. The date when then moved again, to December, and then to 2021. Fury told the outlet that Wilder’s team was “messing around with the date” and that he had “moved on” from the Wilder trilogy match. “I was looking forward to smashing Wilder again. A...
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