NEW YORK (AP) — Whatever disappointment Deontay Wilder may have had in not next fighting Anthony Joshua or Tyson Fury is gone.
Now the heavyweight champion can’t wait to get in the ring with Dominic Breazeale.
“It’s going to be an amazing night for me and a sad night for him,” Wilder said.
Coming off the first fight of his career that didn’t end in victory, Wilder wants to power his way back into the win column Saturday when he defends his version of the title at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
It’s not a unification showdown against Joshua or rematch of his draw with Fury, either of which would have been far bigger events. But to Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs), this is much more than