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Photos: Dirrell vs. Uzcategui, Derevyanchenko-Johnson - Weigh-In

Deontay Wilder has big plans. They don’t particularly include Luis Ortiz, against whom Wilder defends his WBC heavyweight title Saturday (on Showtime, coverage starts at 9 p.m.). Photos by Ryan Hafey, Amanda Wescott & Ed Diller.

Wilder weighed in at a very low 214-pounds, while Ortiz was a shade over 241-pounds.

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WEIGHTS

Andre Dirrell 167¾-pounds
Jose Uzcategui 166-pounds

Derevyanchenko 164.2-pounds
Dason Johnson 164.8-pounds

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Wilder is looking at a matchup with fellow champion Anthony Joshua — as soon as possible.

That’s not necessarily a wise move, looking beyond an opponent. Wilder shrugs and lets out a hefty laugh.

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“There’s no factor that will be difficult,” Wilder says of the matchup on Showtime at Barclays Center. “He does some good things as boxing fundamental skills. All Cuban boxers have it — they teach that. They put their combinations together well.

“Ortiz has got nothing, but maybe it goes three rounds. No, maybe he has four good rounds in him. I am going to finish with him in devastating fashion, send a message to Joshua. Tell Joshua he got to do what he got to do, but he should be worried about me.”

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Wilder’s last defense was a joke. Ortiz dropped out of the bout when he tested positive for performance enhancers, and Bermane Stiverne stepped in. That lasted less than a round.

That Wilder even had to bother with the out-of-shape Stiverne was an annoyance to the Alabama star, who barely worked up a sweat in improving to 39-0 with 38 knockouts; Stiverne in 2015 went the distance.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by chepboxingking on 03-02-2018

[QUOTE=kidbazooka;18532925]What happened to Charlo/Centeno?[/QUOTE] Centeno got hurt. Pushed back to broner-figueroa undercard.

Comment by Mikejohn1234 on 03-02-2018

i see u dre bout whoop on dude

Comment by kidbazooka on 03-02-2018

What happened to Charlo/Centeno?

Comment by Sosay on 03-02-2018

In b4 the fan boys. I don't mind any fighter talking sh it. When they get in the ring, they have to back it up. May the best man win!

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