Deontay Wilder vs Chris Arreola comes at a time where the world heavyweight division is red hot once again. Deontay Wilder will defend his WBC Championship against Chris Arreola Saturday July 16th in Birmingham, AL. First things first; this fight comes nowhere near the excitement of the formerly proposed “Wilder vs. Povetkin”. At this point the Povetkin scandal is well…
Deontay Wilder Wants To Punish Chris Arreola
This Saturday night WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder returns to action in Birmingham, Alabama.
Wilder will put his belt on the line against former world title challenger Chris ‘The Nightmare’ Arreola in Wilder’s hometown of Alabama this Saturday.
The two occasions that Arreola came up short in world title challenges before were against Vitali Klitschko and Bermane Stiverne, so will be hoping it’s third time lucky.
Wilder is not looking to utilize any luck it would seem though, with all words on the ground pointing to a highly motivated champion and perhaps slightly cheesed off one this week, following the cancellation recently of what was meant to be a defence in Russia against Alexander Povetkin.
Our man on the ground in Alabama this week Peter Moss is covering the action for us ahead of Saturday night’s fight and got the following footage this week of Wilder speaking at the final press conference, where he touched on subjects such as – how he is going to punish Arreola, how he doesn’t know why opponents think pressure is the key to beating him, his love of knockouts, fighting in his hometown and much more:
For a full preview of this weekend’s fight check out our preview here in “A Prelude To Battle”.