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.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by RicspekOnMaName 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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