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Wilder Having Tough Time Finding Replacement Foe

By Edward Chaykovsky

Unbeaten heavyweight contender Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder is having a tough time securing a new opponent for his August 4th fight in Mobile, Alabama. He was scheduled to face 6'7 Kelvin Price (13-0), who withdrew with a rib injury. Four fighters have already turned the fight down in the last few days - Rich Power (16-2), Jameel McCline (41-12-3), Fred Allen (14-0-1) and Justin Jones (15-0-1). Wilder's bout will be televised on Fox Sports.

“We were hopeful that it would be something that felt better in a day or two and the fight would be back on, but that’s not the case and he pulled out of the fight,” Wilder’s trainer and co-manager, Jay Deas, said to the Tuscaloo News.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 07-22-2012

[QUOTE=KJB;12360400]You guys are stupid. Wilder starting boxing very late in life, his soft competition to this point has been completely appropriate as the kid is still learning how to box. He will step up when the time comes.[/QUOTE]of course he…

Comment by nycsmooth on 07-21-2012

he can fight Chauncy Welliver, pretty good hvy xcpt his wt is all over the place, but usually in decent shape, then again, how'd he lose to Tank Williams???

Comment by Weebler I on 07-21-2012

Olympic gold Audley!

Comment by -PBP- on 07-21-2012

Fight Tor Hammer

Comment by sfalcus on 07-21-2012

Send over Tyson fury to find the best of the undefeated bums

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