Wilder in a duel with Washington defended the title of champion

Deontay Wilder

American boxer Deontay Wilder in a duel with compatriot Gerald Washington defended the title of world champion of the world Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion. Reported by CBS Sports.

The fight took place in Birmingham (USA, Alabama). As noted, in the first four rounds, Wilder is not proved, the outcome of the battle was decided in the fifth round by TKO. Washington with a series of shots were knocked down and thrown into the ropes. After that, he has a short time tried to fight, before the referee stopped the fight.

Initially, Wilder had to meet with a pole Andrzej Auricom, but he failed a January drug test and the bout was cancelled.

Washington in the early athletic career of American football. In his student years he played for the University of southern California and tried to get into the National football League (NFL). In 2012, the athlete began his professional Boxing career.

On account of Washington’s 18 wins (12 by knockout) and two defeats. Wilder has not lost any fight in his career. He has 38 wins (37 KOs).