WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is not concerned with the backlash over his recent statements regarding the upcoming fight with Dominic Breazeale.
Wilder alarmed reporters on Tuesday, when he told them that he was still trying to get a "body on his record."
He will make a mandatory defense against Breazeale on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Wilder made it clear that Breazeale may very well lose his life when they clash in the ring.
"[Breazeale's] life is on the line for this fight and I do mean his life. I am still trying to get me a body on my record," Wilder said.
"Dominic Breazeale asked for this. I didn't go seek him. He [sought] me. So if it comes it comes. This is a brutal sport. This is not a gentleman sport. We don't ask to hit each other in the face but we do anyway. And you can ask any doctor around the world, he will tell you, your head is not meant to be hit.
"On this particular time we have bad blood against each other. This is the only sport where you can kill a man and get paid for it at the same time. It's legal. So why not use my right to do so?"
Wilder was confronted over the statements, where he was directly asked if he now regrets making those comments about Breazeale.
"I don't regret nothing that I say. I am passionate about what I say and passionate about what I do. I've always been real. I don't worry about being politically correct," Wilder told BBC Sport.
Wilder and Breazeale have been feuding for the last two years, after a confrontation back in 2017 in a hotel lobby in Alabama. Breazeale claims he was attacked by Wilder's brother. The incident led to a lawsuit, where Breazeale sued Wilder for damages.