WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder(41-0-1. 40 KOs) barely had to break a sweat on Saturday night as he stopped Dominic Breazeale in the first round at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The undefeated Wilder has knocked down every fighter he has faced, and one thing for sure, he has the most powerful right hand in the heavyweight division, which he believes puts fear in the hearts of many.
“I put fear in any man,” Wilder said after the fight on Saturday night
How should we view Wilder at this point? Many felt he lost to Fury, so there are doubts about whether he is the best heavyweight in the world. In a perfect world, we would see-Wilder-Fury 2, and then the winner would fight Anthony Joshua. However, this is boxing, so we know we are going to have to wait.
Wilder has legendary power, but in terms of being great, we have to see how he does against Joshua and what happens in a rematch against Fury. However, Wilder does think he is finally getting the respect he deserves.
“This fight was definitely heard around the world,” Wilder said. “I’m finally getting my respect. It took a long time, but I’m very patient.”
Listen to the complete press conference below:
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