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Kevin Johnson Rips Deontay Wilder: He Got No Skills
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By Luke Furman

Kevin Johnson (29-4-1, 14 KOs), a former WBC title challenger and current sparring partner of Polish prospect Artur Szpilka (16-0, 12 KOs), is not that impressed with rising contender Deontay Wilder (30-0, 30 KOs). According to Johnson, he sparred with Wilder in the past and wasn't impressed with his showcased ability in their gym sessions.

"This boy can't [throw a] punch and he doesn't have skills. I had the opportunity to spar with him, and I know something about him. His camp is afraid to put him in a fight with me because they know he doesn't have anything for me," Johnson said.

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comment by Spray_resistant, on 01-07-2014
[QUOTE=Russian Crushin]Lots of guys ripping or calling out wilder, whys he so quiet?[/QUOTE] because he knows he is not very skilled and has a paper record against guys who are in there to be ko wins for him. I would pick Kingpin to win a wide UD, I see nothing in Wilder other than a hard tele...

comment by Russian Crushin, on 01-07-2014
Lots of guys ripping or calling out wilder, whys he so quiet?

comment by Thurman, on 01-07-2014
Wlad fighting The Kingpin's leftovers! We'll be hearing a lot of talk from Kevin.

comment by joe strong, on 01-06-2014
[QUOTE=Tobi.G]Johnson is right about Wilders ability but hes not the guy who could expose him. I saw Johnsons last fight, he was not even trying to win and lost to a bum called Christian Hammer. It was one of the most pathetic and boring HW fights of 2013. You always had the feeling Johnson ...

comment by Nomadic, on 01-06-2014
Wilder needs to step up his competition so other boxers quit calling him out by

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