Wilder Makes Controversial Comment About Breazeale's Son

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) has taken his rivalry with Dominic Breazeale (19-1, 17 KOs) to a new level.

Their rivalry first began in 2017, in the aftermath of Wilder's defense against Gerald Washington in February of that year at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham.

Breazeale fought on the undercard in a Fight of The Year candidate when he knocked out undefeated Izuagbe Ugonoh in the fifth round of a wild brawl.


At some point during the event, some words were exchanged at ringside between Breazeale and Wilder's brother.

The tension then blew over to a hotel lobby, where a scuffle broke out.

Breazeale, who filed an actual lawsuit over the incident, claimed in the legal documents that he was going back to his hotel room when Wilder and his entourage attacked him without provocation.

Wilder has a much different recollection of the post-fight events.

In November of 2017 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Breazeale knocked out Eric Molina to become the mandatory challenger to Wilder's title.  Wilder fought in the main event, when he blew away Bermane Stiverne in one round.

Over the last few months, Wilder and Breazeale have been trading words in the press.

Wilder, who is clearly agitated by some of Breazeale's statements, has created a lot of controversy by making their rivalry very personal with a comment about Breazeale's son.

"We already know what Dominic Breazeale is doing. He’s trying to talk me into fighting him - which is not working. My mind is already made up on that Breazeale fight, and when it do happen I'm gonna make sure he brings his son on the stage to look the man in the eye that’s gonna cripple his daddy,” Wilder told

It's not the first time where Wilder was in hot water for making controversial comments.

Earlier this year, Wilder found himself under fire after appearing on a radio show and discussing his desire to catch "a body" one day on his record - indicating that he would not be bothered if one of his opponents was killed from fight related injuries.

Tyson Fury, who is very well known for making controversial statements himself, was shocked at Wilder's recent comments.

"Saying stuff like that is out of order & sad. To involve a child, I pray for everyone I fight to do their best & get home safely. There is too much BS like this in boxing," Fury stated.

Wilder and Fury are close to a deal to fight each other in November.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Vinnykin on 08-16-2018

[QUOTE=Reloaded;19023910]Yeah fully agree, although Wilder is not seeing where it reaches and needs to develop some public reactions smarts he not doing it on purpose, these guys need to be taught how to speak to the public like any other…

Comment by Reloaded on 08-15-2018

[QUOTE=Vinnykin;19007075]Boxing is meant to be a sport that teaches discipline and respect. It can really be used as a tool to get kids away from this type of thuggery. I don't agree with things like this. I think there is…

Comment by Manlikefemi on 08-15-2018

[QUOTE=Leonbus2;19007578]I know. Look at how they treat women. I mean they're such big pu$$ies that they show them respect instead of doing what real men do: treat them like a piece of raw meat!! I'm wit u bra![/QUOTE] Hahaha. Real…

Comment by man down on 08-15-2018

I had mad respect for Wilder after what he did to that youtube clown. Punked a bully! Now hes trying to do the same ****. First he wants to kill someone in the ring and now this. Im a big…

Comment by Manlikefemi on 08-15-2018

[QUOTE=Leonbus2;19007549]I try to like Wilder and even cheer for him when he fights. But then I realize what a terrible he is and hope he gets knocked out. I feel the exact same way about Fury. I try to like…

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