Heavyweight Malik Scott took to his Twitter account to deny taking a dive against Deontay Wilder, who took just 96 seconds to score his 31st knockout against Scott on Saturday in Puerto Rico.
Heavyweight bomber Deontay Wilder spoke to the boxing media about his first-round knockout of Malik Scott in Puerto Rico, and answered questions about fans’ suspicions of the quickie KO and his shot at the winner of the Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch.
Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia’s next fight will be in Puerto Rico, the site of Saturday’s majority decision victory over Mauricio Herrera, according to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer.
Danny Garcia had to fight tooth and nail, but he managed to pull out a majority decision against rugged Mauricio Herrera to retain THE RING, WBC and WBA 140-pound belts before a vocal and partisan crowd in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on Saturday.
Undefeated heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder stopped Malik Scott with a hook-right combination, dropping the most experienced fighter he’s faced to date for the count in the first round their Showtime-televised title elimination bout on Saturday.
RingTV.com will do live round-by-round updates of the WBC heavyweight title eliminator between Deontay Wilder and Malik Scott, the first bout of tonight’s Showtime Championship Boxing doubleheader.
Danny Garcia, Mauricio Herrera, Juanma Lopez, Daniel Ponce de Leon, Deontay Wilder, Malik Scott, and a paper bag weigh in for Saturday’s card in Puerto Rico. Photos by Tom Casino/Showtime.
Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera exchanged heated words during the staredown that followed Friday’s weigh-in for their 140-pound championship on Saturday on Showtime.
Deontay Wilder owns a sparkling record, but he remains very much an enigma. He faces his toughest test yet in Malik Scott, and we should find out a lot about Wilder the heavyweight.
RING, WBA and WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia vowed to deliver “another epic performance” on March 15 against the rugged Mauricio Herrera, who doesn’t “see Danny Garcia as any different than anyone else.”
Former heavyweight contender and title challenger Gerry Cooney is excited about the current heavyweight division, particularly about the potential of unbeaten standouts Deontay Wilder and Mike Perez.
Heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder is unimpressed with the recent victories by English counterparts Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora, and says he’s “1000 percent ready” for his WBC title-elimination bout against Malik Scott on March 15 in Puerto Rico.
Undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder says he will prove that he has the potential to be a champion, as late hall-of-fame trainer Emanuel Steward predicted he would be one day, against once-beaten veteran Malik Scott on March 15.
Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and veteran challenger Mauricio Herrera will be present at a Tuesday press conference in Isla Verde Carolina, Puerto Rico for their March 15 clash in Bayamon on Showtime, Golden Boy announced on Sunday.