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Wilder Fancies Taking on Klitschko

After claiming the WBC heavyweight title, in his 33rd fight, Deontay Wilder is looking to unify the division.

The big-punching American who went the distance for the first time when he won the title, is casting an eye towards the IBF / IBO / WBA / WBO champion Wladimir Klitsckho with a view to taking all four titles of the Ukrainian.

Wilder, fast becoming an American hero, feels that Father Time is catching up with the Ukrainian and that he could be there for the taking. However, whilst Deontay is eyeing up a big unification fight, it could still be a fare way off.

Wladimir is 39 later this month and by the time the duo gets to meet he could be bearing 40, prompting Wilder to remark,

“I am the guy that can beat Klitschko; I definitely don’t think it; I am the guy that will beat him.

“I am only getting better. The thing about Klitschko is that he’s not going to change up anything. He’s going to stay the same.”


Wladimir’s next fight is against Bryant Jennings, who is unbeaten in 19 bouts, he’s then expected to face the unbeaten Tyson Fury before facing Wilder, the question remains as to whether the Ukrainian still holds all those four belts by the time he comes face-to-face with Wilder.


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday March 16 2015

Time: 6:50PM

 

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