The WBC won’t suspend Alexander Povetkin for testing positive for Meldonium and will allow him to face Bermane Stiverne for an interim heavyweight title.
Deontay Wilder lashed out at the WBC for its snail-like pace in its investigation into Alexander Povetkin’s positive drug test and for not imposing punishment.
Deontay Wilder says he can’t stop thinking of facing Alexander Povetkin again after their May fight was canceled because Povetkin failed a drug test.
USA Boxing’s Nico Hernandez picked up at least a bronze medal with his quarterfinal win against Ecuador’s Carlos Eduardo Quipo Palaxti as Russell also won.
Deontay Wilder likely won’t be back in the ring in 2016 after his right hand will need a third surgery to remove pins that were inserted after he beat Chris Arreola.
A super fight between heavyweight titleholders and knockout artists Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua is being planned for late 2017 in Las Vegas.
Deontay Wilder will have a second surgery on his right hand, as well as surgery to repair a right, torn biceps after his stoppage win against Chris Arreola July 16.
Big punching WBC heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder continues to polish his skills as he sets his sights on the best heavyweights in the world.
Deontay Wilder will find out Monday afternoon if he has a likely broken right hand and torn right biceps from his fight against Chris Arreola that would require surgery.
Deontay Wilder stopped Chris Arreola after eight rounds to retain his WBC heavyweight title Saturday in Birmingham, Alabama.
During a recent appearance on the ‘TalkBOX’ podcast, WBC heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder shared his thoughts on his divisional contemporaries.
Blue-chip prospect Erickson Lubin returns for the third time this year on the Deontay Wilder- Chris Arreola undercard on Saturday against Ivan Montero.
Deontay Wilder has a fight July 16, but he is still dogged by questions about Alexander Povetkin, saying he was recently served papers in a lawsuit.
Anthony Joshua continues to exceed expectations but the IBF heavyweight titleholder is just getting started and some potentially huge nights lie ahead.
The WBC is apparently in the final stage of its investigation into Alexander Povetkin’s positive drug test and will give him a chance to explain himself.
Heavyweight veteran Chris Arreola is a big underdog against WBC titleholder Deontay Wilder but he isn’t counting himself out and Wilder isn’t overlooking him.
Deontay Wilder is suing Alexander Povetkin and promoter Andrey Ryabinskiy after Povetkin tested positive for a banned substance, cancelling their fight.