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Deontay Wilder: It Was Very Satisfying To Punish Chris Arreola!

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Undefeated heavyweight world champion Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) finished three-time world title challenger Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola (36-5-1, 31 KOs) after the eighth round of the main event of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on FOX and FOX Deportes from Legacy Arena at the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama.
 
In front of a hometown crowd of 11,974, Wilder controlled the fight from bell to bell, dropping Arreola in the fourth round, and dominating the battle tested challenger. Despite a broken right hand and a torn bicep muscle, Wilder managed to persevere and secure the stoppage.
 
Televised action opened with Olympic Gold medalist Felix Diaz Jr. (18-1, 8 KOs) defeating Sammy "The Sergeant" Vasquez Jr. (21-1, 15 KOs) by unanimous decision (96-93, 95-94, 95-94) in an exhilarating 10-round welterweight showdown.

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"Man, it let's me know I'm a force to be reckoned with. If I have one hand or two hands, you can't deny that I'm the best in the world. I'm going to still give it to you whether I have one hand or two hands. I won't stop. As a champion it's my duty to keep going no matter what I'm going through. Pain ain't nothing to me. I got a high tolerance on pain. When you're dealing with fights, it's not over until it's over," Wilder said.

"Whoever fights me they have to be ready. They just can't come in and think they're going to bully me or think they're going to out-tough me or think they're going to out-punch me, because there ain't no out-bullying, there ain't no out-toughing, there ain't no out-punching, because I'm the heavyweight champion of the world. That means a lot to me."
 
"It was very satisfying to punish a guy like Chris Arreola. I straight punished him. I didn't get my knockout like I want, but it was a knockout. I'll take that on my record. I still advanced to 37-0 with 36 KOs.''

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sweet_Science2 on 07-19-2016

[QUOTE=Graz;16879021]Just wishful thinking on my part SweetScience. Not saying I knew when AJ would be ready for Wilder. Just saying when it does happen and hopefully soon AJ will clean Wilder's clock. Thanks for correcting my timeline though.[/QUOTE] No problem…

Comment by Graz on 07-18-2016

[QUOTE=Sweet_Science2;16876505]Sorry to bust your bubble but Joshua and his people want to wait on the fight for Anthony to get more experience. After Anthony's last fight Wilder said lets do it next. Joshua and team showed zero interest. I like…

Comment by Sweet_Science2 on 07-17-2016

[QUOTE=Graz;16876486]It's going to be great when AJ finally gets his hands on Wilder. He's going to knock that stupid grin off his face. Hopefully that fight will happen soon. I'm sure Wilder is in no hurry to make it.[/QUOTE] Sorry…

Comment by Sweet_Science2 on 07-17-2016

[QUOTE=chris232;16874959]well he hasnt actively called out haye and he hasnt called out ortiz, or doesnt seem to have serious intent in fighting them cause im sure they would be licking their lips at prospect of fighting wilder. Same with pulev.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by Graz on 07-17-2016

It's going to be great when AJ finally gets his hands on Wilder. He's going to knock that stupid grin off his face. Hopefully that fight will happen soon. I'm sure Wilder is in no hurry to make it.

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