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Biography of Deontay Wilder boxers

Deontay Wilder is a boxers from USA which was born in October 22nd, 1985 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He is an actor and producer, known for Vendetta, Billions (2016) and WAGS Atlanta (2018). He has been married to Jessica Scales since 2009.and they have four children.

The WBC champion and one of the most feared boxers, Deontay Wilder believes himself to be the No. 1 heavyweight in the world. Once a high school football and basketball star, the 6-foot-7 Alabama champ was forced to change his priorities during his first year of college after he became the father to a special needs child as a teenager.
Forced to drop out of college and work hard in order to support his daughter, Wilder’s focus in life became clear and he was motivated to thrive against all odds. Be inspired to success with facts about the incredible achiever who began boxing at the age of 20, turned pro in 2008, and is now the world’s second best current heavyweight champion.

Deontay Wilder Bio

The African-American heavyweight was born Deontay Leshun Wilder on 22nd October 1985. He attended Central High School in his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama where he was a football and basketball star. He later proceeded to Shelton State Community College.
But at age 19, Wilder had to quit school following the arrival of his daughter Naieya who was born with a debilitating birth defect, spina bifida. Left without a choice than to properly provide for his family, Wilder transitioned from a college student to an employee as he began working several menial jobs, including one as a beer truck driver and waiting tables. Though his college dream was over, Wilder chose to work hard and make a good living. More so, he didn’t give up on his athletic career but soon picked up boxing to add to his various sources of income. More than anything else, Naieya’s existence was Wilder’s motivation and the reason he thrived against all odds to now become a World Boxing Council heavyweight champion.

Boxing Record

The towering heavyweight debuted his boxing career at age 23, in November 2008 in a victorious match against Ethan Cox. Deontay continued with his winning streaks and after about 21 fights in less than 3 years, he became an Olympian.
Following his bronze medal win as an amateur boxer at the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing, Wilder earned himself a new nickname – The Bronze Bomber. Wilder won his first professional boxing title in December 2012 in a bout against Kelvin Price, a champion who until that day was undefeated on the ring.
So far, Wilder Deontay who averages a knockout every 22 minutes and 25 seconds, boasts of 40 phenomenal fight wins, out of which 39 matches were won by knockout and one (his 2015 WBC victory) by a unanimous decision. He is a two-time (2016 and 2017) Premier Boxing Champion and currently holds the World Boxing Council (WBC) Heavyweight title.
In January 2015 and at age 29, the Alabama champ became the first American in nine years to win a title when he defeated WBC champion Bermane Stiverne in Las Vegas. Since then, Wilder has been defending the World Heavyweight title. An incredible achiever, Deontay is also the 17th longest reigning world heavyweight champion ever. With the burning desire to become the world’s undisputed heavyweight champion, Wilder’s star continues to rise.
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