No matter who Wilder squares off against the city of Tuscaloosa will be interested in supporting The Bronze Bomber. The city unveiled a statue to honor the homegrown former heavyweight champion on the River Walk in May.
COVID-19 has delayed the scheduling of a trilogy fight between the two boxing giants but some promoters are aiming to have the fight booked in Sydney at the end of 2020.
Boxing Promoters Dean Lonergan and Bob Arum are aiming to lock in December 25th or 26th (Boxing Day) for the fight, at Bankwest Stadium in Sydney. Lonergan and Arum successfully arraigned Pacquiao vs Horn in Austrialia in 2017.
Floyd Mayweather wore down Conor McGregor before defeating the MMA fighter via technical knockout in the 10th round in a much-hyped boxing match at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on Saturday night.
Deontay Wilder will defend the WBC heavyweight championship against Artur Szpilka on Saturday night. The fight will be on Showtime at 9 p.m. CT. There has plenty of talk about how the fight will go and how long it will last.
When Wilder was ask how long the fight would last...