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Deontay Wilder To Return on Porter-Brook Undercard

By Luke Furman

While waiting for his mandatory title shot at WBC champion Bermane Stiverne, undefeated puncher Deontay Wilder (31-0, 31KOs) will take part in a stay busy fight on August 16th as part of the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook undercard at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The bout between Wilder and Stiverne is likely taking place on a date in November or December.

Also added to the card is former champion Jorge Linares (36-3, 23KOs), who will also stay busy as he prepares for a lightweight title shot beforeth end of the year.

British boxers will invade the arena, as previously reported, with lightweight Luke Campbell and super middleweight Callum Smith making the American debuts.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ric-O Suave on 08-05-2014

I for once would love to see another NASTY 1st rd KO.....the dude he gonna fight (see what Tarver did to him in 4) should be ez target shot so I full on expect a massive KO....

Comment by Freedom . on 08-05-2014

[QUOTE=valero;14827063]It's Andrey Fedosov[/QUOTE]No, it's Mike Sheppard. Very soft opponent. He was KOed in round one by Vinnie Maddalone.

Comment by beez721 on 08-05-2014

[QUOTE=kafkod;14828864]Wilder has done nothing but "stay busy" since he turned pro. He hasn't fought a single live opponent so far, not a single one.[/QUOTE] very true but I wouldnt blame him in this case. why risk it when you have…

Comment by kafkod on 08-05-2014

[QUOTE=kafkod;14827333]Yeah, but when he wasn't "staying busy" Chavez Sr was fighting the best guys in the world over 4 weight divisions![/QUOTE] [QUOTE=Grimgash;14827358]Yah but most of his fights were staying busy fights. Vast majority. Wilder is fihhting for a hw strap…

Comment by The Big Dunn on 08-05-2014

I don't care if wilder is fighting until he fights someone worth watching. Watching him KO a no hoper fight after fight is not interesting in any way.

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