When did Deontay Wilder fight Artur Szpilka?

When did Deontay Wilder fight Artur Szpilka?

Deontay Wilder: ‘When I knocked out Artur Szpilka, I thought he was dead for a few seconds’ TIME is ticking down until Deontay Wilder’s WBC heavyweight title defence against replacement challenger Gerald Washington on February 25.

Who did the Bronze Bomber lose to?

Deontay Wilder is hit with a SIX-MONTH medical suspension after his brutal knockout defeat by Tyson Fury… with the Bronze Bomber out until April as he eyes a comeback fight against Anthony Joshua.

Who won the Wilder szpilka fight?

Deontay Wilder
Five Years Ago: When Deontay Wilder Scored A Scary KO Over Artur Szpilka And Tyson Fury Invaded The Ring. Five years ago in Brooklyn, New York, Deontay Wilder scored a chilling one-punch KO that he later said a number of times frightened even him.

Which boxer is known as The Bronze Bomber?

Deontay Leshun Wilder (/ˈwaɪldɜːr/; born October 22, 1985) is an American professional boxer. He held the WBC heavyweight title from 2015 to 2020, making 10 successful defenses….

Deontay Wilder
Real name Deontay Leshun Wilder
Nickname(s) The Bronze Bomber
Weight(s) Heavyweight
Height 6 ft 7 in (201 cm)

What round did Wilder knockout Szpilka?

ninth round
With heavyweight legends Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis, two of boxing’s greatest all-time punchers, sitting ringside, Wilder conjured up memories of their big blows when he knocked Szpilka out cold in the ninth round to retain his world title Saturday night before 12,668 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Why does Deontay Wilder keep losing?

Deontay Wilder insists his weight disadvantage was the key reason for his knockout loss to Tyson Fury. The American fought at a career-high 238 pounds for the trilogy, but still conceded 39 pounds to the WBC world heavyweight champion.