Advertisement
Advertisement

Gavern Vows To "Put on a Show" Against Deontay Wilder

By Edward Chaykovsky

Heavyweight journeyman Jason Gavern (25-16-4) is no stranger to taking tough fights on late notice. Next Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California he will step in the ring with the most dangerous puncher at the weight, Deontay Wilder (31-0, 31KOs). The card will be headlined by Shawn Porter's defense of the IBF welterweight title against Kell Brook.

Wilder, who is waiting for his mandatory shot at WBC champion Bermane Stiverne, scheduled the fight to stay busy.  

“It’s six or seven days notice, but for me, it’s ‘hey, let’s fight,’ ” Gavern said to the Tuscaloosa News. “At the end of the day, (Wilder) will be world champion and it will be cool to say I fought that guy.”

“I know my job, I know my position. My job is to get him rounds and make it a good fight. My job is to put on a show for the fans. At the end of the day I’m going to put on a show for my fans. Whatever happens, happens.”

Tags: Deontay Wilder image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 08-10-2014

he is a good journeyman. he has always clowned around in fights. dating back to fighting neven pajkic & I saw him fight cisse salif on the tye fields\nicolai firtha undercard here in my hometown. he was a good guy…

Comment by nycsmooth on 08-10-2014

couldn't get a much safer guy xcept 4 Harold Sconners of Orlando, FL///THIS is a bout the WBC should not approve, but they won't as he needs 2 wait 4 Stiverne 2 heal....the bouncer @ the club I go 2…

Comment by Thurman on 08-09-2014

Wilder busts this guy's two front teeth out with one of his windmills.

Comment by bojangles1987 on 08-09-2014

[QUOTE=PittyPat;14839704]Ugh, I remember this guy. He fought Boytsov many years ago and spent the entire fight clowning around like an idiot, shouting "Whoooooo!" every time he got hit. :rolleyes: One of the most embarrassing fights I've watched. On one hand…

Comment by bojangles1987 on 08-09-2014

[QUOTE=Hougigo;14839640]Hope he picks out a dance he wants to do when he goes down... that way it'll be entertaining[/QUOTE] Yep. Judah's defended his title for too damn long.

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (16)
Top Headlines Groves Feels Murray Never Recovered From Pounding By Golovkin Video: Ruslan Provodnikov Details Strategy, Camp For Molina Teddy Atlas: I Don't Think There is Any Interest in May-Pac Rematch Whyte Eyes Anthony Joshua Rematch: I Want To Whup His Ass! Video: Joel Diaz on Recent Defeats of Victor Ortiz, Tim Bradley Custio Clayton Continues His Streak With Knockout Win Video: Justin Fortune on Khan, Golovkin, McGregor, Canelo, More Miguel Vazquez: I Will Ask Al Haymon To Get Me Adrien Broner Jermell Charlo Tells WBC That He Wants Canelo Alvarez Clash Video: John Molina Talks, Ruslan Provodnikov Crashes Interview Golovkin's Promoter: Canelo Talks Not Dead, Still Our Priority! Video: Ruslan Provodnikov Cracks Away on The Mitts Video: Provodnikov on Golovkin vs. Canelo, Facing John Molina Video: Shane Mosley vs. David Avanesyan Final Press Conference Video: David Avanesyan Confident of Stunning Shane Mosley WBC Eyes Tourney, With WBA/IBF, To Set Golovkin's Opponent Lara: I Want Golovkin Next, He Would Solidify My Legacy! WBC Prez Wants Canelo Hate To Stop, Plans To Give High Ranking Video: Martin Murray Confident of Taking Down George Groves Video: George Groves on DeGale vs. Jack, Haye, Facing Murray Dorticos Already Back In Gym After FOTY Win Over Kalenga Lara-Martirosyan II Leads Second-Most Watched '16 SHO Telecast Video: George Groves, Martin Murray Go Face To Face Ricky Burns Focused on History, Becoming 3 Weight Champ Jorge Linares Inks New Pact With Golden Boy Video: Martin Murray Gives Take on Canelo-Golovkin Rift George Groves: I'm Looking To Take Martin Murray Out! Video: Dillian Whyte on PEDs in Boxing, Joshua-Breazeale, More Dillian Whyte Wants Two Tuneups, Then More Experienced Foes Rances Barthelemy, Mickey Bey Discuss Training Camp, More Eubank Offers To Give British Title To Blackwell, Hennessy Reacts Enzo Maccarinelli Vows To Beat Dmytro Kucher in Style Khurtsidze's Coach: We're Ready To Face Golovkin in September Ruenroeng, Casimero Make Weight Following Photo-Op Confusion Francisco Vargas Nears Testing Record For Combat Sports in Cali Lara To Golovkin: I've Called You Out a Few Times, Let's Fight! George Groves vs Martin Murray Now WBA Title Eliminator Well-preserved veteran Nick Casal eager to end five-year hiatus Parker's Coach Confident His Boxer Will Succeed Where Tua Failed Harmonito Dela Torre Ready To Impress in His U.S. Debut
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement