Wilder is a professional American boxer. He has been titled as the WBC heavyweight since 2015. he has proved his expertise in boxing and now become one of the prominent boxers in the world. He is also an actor and producer and best known for Vendetta, Magnum P.I. (2018) and Billions (2016). He married Jessica Scales in 2009. However, Wilder has been ranked the world’s second-best action heavyweight by BoxRec, the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and The Ring magazine.
The early life of Wilder
Wilder was born on October 22, 1985. He was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. Wilder graduated from the Tuscaloosa Central High School in 2004. He dreamed about being a professional footballer or a basketball player since his early life. Wilder wanted to play for the “Alabama Crimson Tide” a team from his hometown where he actually grew up. However, he had been stuck with domestic responsibility by marrying at an early age. However, when his daughter born, she had been suffering from spinal defects. Wilder did many jobs to support his family. In ‘Greene Beverage Company,’ he worked as a driver. When he found that he needed to support his family first, he gave up his academic dreams. Wilder took boxing as a source of earning money.
Wilder’s professional debut began when he was 23 years old. His first professional debut appeared on November 15, 2008, at the Vanderbilt University Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tennessee. He defeated Ethan Cox and won significantly.
Professional Boxing career
Wilder has had a total of 42 pro fights, winning 41 with one draw. He claimed he had a total of 40 victories via knockout with just one coming by way of a decision.
The Professional Wrestling Career of Wilder
Deontay Leshun Wilder has said that he is open to the prospect of a WWE stint to follow in the footsteps of Tyson Fury. Wilder has given his extra focus on his rematch with Luis Ortiz to defend his WBC world heavyweight title. He is going to defend Fury in February 2020. He has previously admitted his wrestling debut against Braun Strowman at WWE Crown Jewel.
Stats of Deontay Wilder
Wilder has played 43 total fights, among those he had won 42, and he has been remarked as heavyweight. Wilder’s height is 2.01 m, and his weight has been recorded as 96 kg.
Wilder’s Next Fight
Wilder’s Next Fight will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020, with Tyson Fury at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada.
Last Six Fights of Wilder
- In 2019, Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz II rematch was held on November 23, 2019, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena
- In 2017, Wilder got a win with Gerald Washington.
- In 2016, Wilder had won with Chris Arreola.
- In 2015, Wilder smashed Johann Duhaupas and won.
- In August 2014, Wilder had defeated journeyman and former Prizefighter finalist Jason Gavern (25-16-4, 11 K.O.s) in a 10-round bout.
- On December 15, 2012, Wilder won his first title in professional boxing when he knocked out “Kelvin Price” (13-0, 6 K.O.s) at the Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles.
What is Deontay Leshun Wilder’s Net Worth?
Wilder has a net worth of $30 million.
See Also Tyson Fury’s Boxing Records
Wilder is the American world heavyweight champion and an American professional boxer. He has many tremendous records throughout his boxing career. Although he started his career in boxing at his 20 years of age, he has shown that he made a massive change by defeating top-ranked champions throughout his career.