Deontay won an Olympic medal with just 30 amateur bouts under his belt, and now has knocked out all 26 men he has fought as a pro. The Tuscaloosa, Alabama heavyweight, joined us Dec. 30, 2012 for a poignant and often hilarious conversation about his life, his daughter, his previous incarnations as a wide receiver and a power forward, fellow Alabama heavyweights Joe Louis and Evander Holyfield, and ... yep, hand sex. He even talked like a Chinese guy. This is a fun and fascinating interview you won't want to miss.
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Deontay Wilder was the only U.S. boxer to win a medal (bronze) at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, an accomplishment he has trumped by winning all 11 of his professional fights by knockout in the heavyweight division. Wilder and his manager, Jay Deas, gave a colorful interview to The Ringside Boxing Show about his career in the amateurs and pros, his previous incarnation as a 6-foot-7 wide receiver and basketball standout, his young daughter, who is afflicted with spina bifida, and more. Enjoy our in-depth interview with a compelling young prospect.