Name: Deontay Wilder
Alias: The Bronze Bomber
Birth Name: Deontay Leshun Wilder
Hometown: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record
- Trainers: Jay Deas (2005-present), Mark Breland (2008-present)
- Managers: Jay Deas (2008-present), Shelly Finkel (2008-present), Al Haymon (2013-present)
- Promoters: Golden Boy Promotions (2008-2015), DiBella Entertainment (2015-2019)
- Deontay Wilder Gallery
- Amateur Record: 30-5
- 2007 National Golden Gloves Tournament Champion in Chattanooga, Tennessee (90kg):
- 2007 United States Amateur Championships Champion in Colorado Springs, Colorado (90kg):
- 2007 United States Olympic Trials Gold medalist in Houston, Texas (90kg):
- 2007 AIBA World Boxing Championships participant in Chicago, Illinois (90kg):
- Lost to Krzysztof Zimnoch (Poland) 20:23
- 2007 Pre-Olympic Tournament Silver medalist in Beijing, China (90kg):
- 2008 Olympic Qualifying Tournament Silver medalist in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago (90kg):
- 2008 Olympic Games Bronze medalist in Beijing, China (90kg):
- Has a record of 10-0-1 (9 KO) in world title fights.
- Has a record of 3-0-1 (2 KO) against former or current world titlists:
- Has a record of 0-0-1 against former or current lineal titlists:
- Drew with Tyson Fury.
- Defeated 5 undefeated opponents with ten or more bouts: Shannon Caudle, Damon McCreary, Kelvin Price, Gerald Washington & Luis Ortiz (of Cuba).
- Has a record of 5-0-0 (5 KO) in fights outside his native United States.
Regional & Minor Titles
- WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Title (December 2012; 2 defenses)
- WBC Heavyweight Title (2015-present; 10 defenses)
- Started boxing at age 19.
- His nickname, The Bronze Bomber, is an homage to fellow Alabama native and former world heavyweight champion Joe "The Brown Bomber" Louis.
- Became the first American boxer to win a heavyweight world title in 7 years, 7 months, and 15 days after defeating Bermane Stiverne for the WBC Heavyweight Title on January 17, 2015. The last American boxer to hold a heavyweight world title was Shannon Briggs from November 4, 2006 until June 2, 2007. This was the longest world title drought in American heavyweight history.
- Brother of boxer Marsellos Wilder.
Awards & Recognition
- 1. (12/01/2018) SD12 Tyson Fury "Wilder-Fury" (Showtime PPV) 325,000 buys and $24,300,000 in revenue
- 2. (11/23/2019) W KO7 Luis Ortiz "Wilder-Ortiz II" (Fox Sports PPV)
- Totals (approximate): 325,000 buys and $24,300,000 in revenue
| WBC Heavyweight Champion
2015 Jan 17 – present