Deontay Wilder recently battled Eric Molina for the heavyweight championship of the world. The title match took place in Deontay Wilder’s hometown of Alabama, and the crowd showed a ton of support for their hometown hero. However, Eric Molina definitely earned respect from the fans, and it’s because of his gutsy performance.
According to Facebook, Wilder is a very dangerous opponent, and not many people are excited about facing him. Nonetheless, Eric Molina fought his heart out, and he even wobbled the heavyweight champion a few times. The fight was full of knock knockdowns, but it was only Eric Molina that would hit the canvas. However, Eric Molina continued to rise until the ninth round. After a brutal onslaught, Eric Molina was knocked unconscious, and Deontay Wilder’s undefeated record remains intact.
Boxing fans are ready to see a showdown between Wladimir Klitschko and Deontay Wilder. A fight between the two heavyweight titans would do very well in terms of pay per view revenue. Yahoo! Sports recently published an article about this story, and more information about Deontay Wilder’s impressive victory can be found there. It should also be noted that Eric Molina could have won that fight, and he almost knocked Deontay Wilder out in the third round. Some boxing fans feel that Deontay Wilder is not really as good as the HBO network makes him out to be.