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Deontay Wilder takes on ‘King Kong’ Ortiz in New York

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter Something has to give. In this corner stands 38-year-old challenger Luis Ortiz, a 6-foot-4 Cuban lefthander who is 28-0 with 24...

Boxing champion Deontay Wilder charged with marijuana possession

Associated Press Heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder has been charged with marijuana possession. Tuscaloosa, Alabama, police said in a statement that they arrested Wilder on Wednesday...

Bronze Bomber in bronze? Statue of Alabama boxer Deontay Wilder in...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter Caleb O’Connor admits that he initially wanted to paint the inside of Skyy Boxing Gym. “I had seen some photos,” he...

Deontay Wilder opponent for Birmingham fight tests positive for banned drug

Solomon Crenshaw, Jr. Alabama NewsCenter For the second time in the past seven months, Deontay Wilder is looking for a substitute challenger for his World Boxing...

Boxing champion Deontay Wilder announces fourth Birmingham bout

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter Deontay Wilder is heading back to a ring near you. The World Boxing Council heavyweight champion announced Wednesday, Jan. 4 that...

World Boxing Council (WBC) Heavyweight Champions

  Deontay Wilder is the latest fighter in a long list of heavyweights to hold the World Boxing Council (WBC) crown dating back to 1963....

Deontay Wilder’s Ride with No Limits

    By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times   Few would remember the 1984 green Ford Explorer Deontay Wilder used to drive around his native Tuscaloosa. Back...

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