Deontay Wilder is an American professional boxer. He was born on October 22, the year 1985. He held the WBC heavyweight champion since the year 2015. The boxer has also made history as he was the first American heavyweight champion in nine years. This is remarkable because this remained the longest time in history without an American holding that prestigious position.
He started his boxing career when he was twenty years old. This is old enough compared to other Americans and boxers who start that career earlier in their age. The boxer started as an amateur. He went to the Olympics of 2008 where he returned home with a Bronze medal.
This boxer was known in the ring for his great punching power. He was a great fighter and he has done well in most of his fight. This fighter was such powerful that he has knocked out all his opponents expect Tyson Fury. His knock out a win in the fights he was engaged in so far stood at 98 percent. He has recorded at least twenty knockouts in the first round. He was rewarded for this by the award he won in the year 2016 and 2017. When it comes to boxing ranking he was named as the global best active heavyweight boxer. He has won other great titles in the past.