Deontay Wilder: Happy 35th Birthday Today!
Deontay Wilder American Professional Boxer!
Wilder’s Life, Amateur and Professional Career, Professional Boxing Record, and Medals!
Early and Personal Life
Deontay Wilder: Happy 35th Birthday Today! American professional Boxer was born on 22 October 1985 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States (age 35 today). His real name is Deontay Leshun Wilder, and his nickname “The Bronze Bomber.” His height is 201 cm. He is a Heavyweight Olympic Champion.
He has 8 children from different relationships. His first child, a daughter, was born with spina bifida to form a relationship with ex-girlfriend Helen Duncan. With Jessica Scales-Wilder married in 2009 and later divorced, Wilder has two other daughters and one son.
Deontay Wilder is currently engaged with Telli Swift, and they also have one child together. His Highschool graduation was in 2004 from Tuscaloosa Central Highschool, and he dreamed of playing football or basketball. He focuses on a Boxing career after the birth of his oldest daughter, and poor grades forced him to dedicate his life to a Boxing career.
Deontay Wilder, Happy 35th Birthday Today!
Amateur Boxing Career
Deontay Wilder began his boxing career in October 2005. Wilder was 20 when he joined Skyy Box Gym in Northport, Alabama. His Olympic Results at that time were: Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Wilder defeated Abdelaziz Toulbini in Algeria 10:4, and then in Morocco 10+10, he defeated Mohammed Arjaoui; after that, he lost 1:7 to Clemente Russo in Italy.
Dontay Wilder world championships results in that time were: 2007 AIBA World Boxing Championships, where he lost to Krzysztof Zimmoch in Poland 20-23, that was on 24, October 2007.
Wilder is currently Engaged with Telli Swift
Professional Boxing Career
When Deontay Wilder was 23, on 15, November 2008 he had his first professional debut at the Vanderbilt University Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tennesse.
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Wilder fought vs. Stiverne in 2015; then, Deontay Wilder fought vs. Molina in 2015; after that, he fought vs. Duhaupas in August 2015; then, he fought in December 2015 vs. Szpilka; after that later in early 2017, his fight was rescheduled vs. Washington.
In February 2017, the WBC ordered Wilder to fight Bermane Stiverne; then vs. Ortiz; afterward from April until the end of June 2018 fought Joshua in the UK; after that Deontay Wilder fought vs. Breazeale in May 2019, here Wilder defended his WBC Heavyweight title, via knockout in the first round; later he fought vs. Ortiz II in 2018, and that was a rematch again in November 2019, he won by 17th round knockout; after that finally on November 27, 2019, it was announced that Wilder would face Tyson Fury on last February 22, 2020, that ended in a Draw.
Deontay Wilder with His Ex-wife Jessica Scales (Div. 2009)
Professional Boxing Record and Medals
His Professional Record Summary
By knockout, Wilder has 44 fights, where he wins 41 and loses only 1; By Decision, Wilder has 1 win and by Draws only 1. Undoubtedly he had a long and successful trajectory in his Boxing Career.
Deontay’s Website: deontaywilder.com