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 Last update:  5/18/2013       Read more by David P. Greisman         
   
Wilder Might Fight 7/13 in Brooklyn; No Chisora Yet
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by David P. Greisman

Heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder could potentially be fighting on July 13 in New York City, rather than heading to the United Kingdom to face Dereck Chisora, according to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer.

“Deontay is going to be fighting here in the U.S. Deontay had some legal issues he had to deal with, so it’s not a good time to travel right now,” Schaefer said, a nod toward Wilder’s arrest in Las Vegas earlier this month on a domestic violence charge. In addition, the premature announcement of a bout between Wilder and Chisora has been well chronicled on this website.

“I’m certainly not ruling out a Chisora fight. We would be open to that,” Schaefer said, before mentioning a pair of other British heavyweights. “We would be open to a Tyson Fury fight. We would be open to a David Price fight.”

If Wilder fights on July 13, it would be on the Barclays Center undercard to Bernard Hopkins’ bout with light heavyweight Karo Murat.

Wilder, 27, is coming off a first-round stoppage of Audley Harrison last month in the United Kingdom. The win brought his record to 28-0 with 28 knockouts.

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at fightingwords1@gmail.com

Tags: Dereck Chisora , Deontay Wilder , Wilder-Chisora , Wilder vs. Chisora



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comment by Wenger Is God, on 05-21-2013
Chisora is too much man for Wilder

The new Fraudley
comment by Mighty Rubble, on 05-21-2013
How can this guy be called a prospect? Who has he fought? 28 fights and still he's never got in the ring with anyone anywhere near the top 20. GBP say he could fight this guy or that guy, but in the mean time they'll give him another easy fight... What a load of tosh, who's buying into this nonse...

comment by MJ406, on 05-19-2013
[QUOTE=mike gonzalez]Deontay Wilder does not have the pedigree as Rigondeaux and Lara, who both have tremendous amateur experience, world championships and olympic gold metalists. Rigo and Lara are both savvy. Deontay Wilder lacks amateur experience, needs to work on a few things.[/QUOTE] Wild...

comment by Alpha & Omega, on 05-18-2013
Deontay is still raw and needs his skills tightened up but I think he may be the real deal. The kid hits like a mule and is a big rangy SOB. I am on board with Deontay and I think with the right training and direction he can be great.

comment by MadMark62, on 05-18-2013
[QUOTE=mike gonzalez]Deontay Wilder does not have the pedigree as Rigondeaux and Lara, who both have tremendous amateur experience, world championships and olympic gold metalists. Rigo and Lara are both savvy. Deontay Wilder lacks amateur experience, needs to work on a few things.[/QUOTE] Did ...

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