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Deontay Wilder: American boxer
Deontay Leshun Wilder is an American professional boxer. He held the WBC heavyweight title from 2015 to 2020, and in doing so became the first American world heavyweight champion in nine years, which was the longest period of time in boxing history without an American heavyweight champion. As of February 2020, he is ranked as the world's second-best active heavyweight by BoxRec, third by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and fourth by The Ring magazine.

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Dillian Whyte focused on getting job done against Povetkin [Video]

Dillian Whyte focused on getting job done against Povetkin

Dillian Whyte says that he is focused on getting the job done in hiscalculated gamble to face Alexander Povetkin while on the brink of a long-awaited world heavyweight title shot. The 32-year-old has..

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