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Deontay Wilder: Joshua vs. Molina Winner Will Eventually See Me

NEW YORK – WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder will join the SHOWTIME announce team as a guest analyst for the IBF Heavyweight World Championship fight between undefeated champion Anthony Joshua and American challenger Eric Molina on Saturday, Dec. 10, live on SHOWTIME (5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT).

Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) will join host Brian Custer and analysts Al Bernstein and Paulie Malignaggi for the SHOWTIME BOXING INTERNATIONAL® presentation from Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles, site of that evening’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast.

The “Bronze Bomber” just completed rehab for a fractured right hand and torn right bicep (see video above) as he (Wilder) sets his sights to unify the division in 2017.  Wilder is acutely familiar with Molina, having defeated the fellow-American in the first defense of his title in June, 2015 on SHOWTIME. 

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"I know firsthand just how tough Eric Molina is,” Wilder said.  “He’s coming to win because it’s a chance for him to win a world title, and he’ll definitely push Joshua.  Whoever wins will have to see me eventually because it’s my goal to collect all the belts and become the undisputed heavyweight champion.''

Joshua is making the second defense of his title against Molina, who is getting his second shot at a belt in his quest to become the first Mexican-American heavyweight world champion.

An encore presentation of Joshua vs. Molina will air as part of the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast later that evening, following the main event showdown between WBA Featherweight World Champion Jesus Cuellar and three-division former champ Abner Mares.  In the opening bout, Jermall Carlo will defend his IBF Junior Middleweight World Championship against fellow-undefeated challenger Julian Williams.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by earl-hickey on 12-03-2016

Deonduckus quackus

Comment by rogdogx on 12-03-2016

[QUOTE=Dr.Cool;17249935]Thank you! I find it very odd, J-Rock looks like a beast and he's undefeated. Then Charlo is an undefeated champion! Honestly, I know very little about Mares and Cueller and don't really care about that fight. Ever since I…

Comment by Dr.Cool on 12-02-2016

[QUOTE=rogdogx;17249749]Kinda weird that 2 undefeated JMW studs would be opening a show for two little guys in Mares-Cuellar instead of being the main event. Especially since Mares got blown out by Santa Cruz a fight or two ago. Oh well.…

Comment by rogdogx on 12-02-2016

Kinda weird that 2 undefeated JMW studs would be opening a show for two little guys in Mares-Cuellar instead of being the main event. Especially since Mares got blown out by Santa Cruz a fight or two ago. Oh well.…

Comment by vitali1999 on 12-02-2016

Wilder would love that wouldn't he. Why doesn't he fight another BUM. Molina again, I would expect nothing less from him

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