Kevin Johnson Rips Deontay Wilder: He Got No Skills

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.

Luke Furman covers boxing for

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spray_resistant on 01-07-2014

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;14108233]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…

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;14105113]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…

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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