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Unbeaten Heavyweight Deontay Wilder Destroys Former World Champion Sergei Liakhovich in First Round for 29th Straight KO Victory

by on Aug.10, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Francisco Vargas Remains Unbeaten With Impressive 10-Round Decision Over Previously Unbeaten Brandon Bennett, Jermall Charlo Improves To 15-0 With Second-Round Knockout Over World-Ranked Antwone Smith; Replay Is Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME EXTREME

INDIO, CA, August 10, 2013 — Undefeated Deontay Wilder saystwo prayersin his dressing room before a fight. One is a team prayer. The other, he says, is for his opponent.

“I know I’m blessed with God-given power,” he said after destroying former world heavyweight champion Sergei Liakhovich in Friday’s main event on ShoBox: The New Generation from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. “After our team prayer, I always pray that I don’t hurt the guy I’m fighting, that if he has a family he will be OK enough afterward to continue to provide for them.” (continue reading…)

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Undefeated Deontay Wilder Faces Former Heavyweight Champion Sergei Liakhovich in Shobox: The New Generation Main Event Friday, August 9, Live on SHOWTIME® from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California

by on Aug.09, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Tripleheader Features Two Outstanding 10-Round Co-Featured Fights – Francisco Vargas vs. Brandon Bennett and Jermall Charlo vs. Antwone Smith

Telecast Begins at 10 p.m. ET/PT

NEW YORK, August 7, 2013 — Undefeated heavyweight Deontay Wilder, most would agree, is a work in progress. He’s not your typical work in progress, however — unless you consider his record of 28-0 with 28 knockouts run of the mill.

Still, the question on most everyone’s mind: Does the former amateur standout and the last male American to medal in the Olympic Games possess the skills and talent to one day became a world champion? (continue reading…)

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