WBC heavyweight champion of the world Deontay Wilder goes back to work next week on February 22nd when he takes on the UK’s Tyson Fury in a highly anticipated rematch.
Wilder is known to be a passionate man but a very deep and spiritual chap outside the ring.
So much so the Pope recently named him boxing’s ambassador of peace.
Perhaps one of the most famous boxing interviews of our time involved a clip featuring him in recent years where a reporter, popular and respected Radio Rahim, asked Wilder the following which prompted the viral meme ‘Till this day’ to ensue on the web thereafter:
(Hat tip Seconds Out YouTube)
This week Radio Rahim has been on the world renowned Joe Rogan podcast in a highly entertaining episode featuring one of the most energetic and genuine good guys in boxing media.
He explains where the above stems from:
Wilder will take on Fury in a rematch next Saturday February 22nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The fight will be a dual pay per view event between ESPN and Fox.