WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs) will be back in the ring in September just three months shy of his most recent bout.
Although it was previously reported WBC heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs) would face Chris Arreola in September, FightNews announced earlier this week the former was offered a hefty $2 million to fight 43 year old former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (58-6-1, 51 KOs) on Labor Day Weekend at Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs) will be back in the ring in short order on September 26th for a fight that will take place in the United States on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC.
Following Russian heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin's (29-1, 21 KOs) impressive first round knockout in May over the usually-gritty Mike Perez, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (34-0, 33 KOs) accused the former of steroid use.
Tonight, heavyweight challenger Eric Molina did something 32 of 33 of Deontay Wilder's previous opponents couldn't do.
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder showcased brutal and decapacitating punching power to retain his share of the world title to run his undefeated record to 34-0 with 33 knockouts.
Tonight, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (33-0, 32 KO) will face unheralded Eric Molina (23-2, 17 KO) on Showtime.
So how much will WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder generate for fighting Eric Molina on Saturday night?
There's no question boxing's welterweight division is the most interesting, most talented weight class in the sport.
If a non-mainstream belt-holder wants to earn a paycheck, he simply defends his title(s) - But if he wants to be a superstar and must-see TV one day, he fights with regularity.