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This Saturday night February 25th 2017, Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KO’s) will defend his WBC World Heavyweight title against undefeated rising star Gerald Washington (18-0-1, 12 KO’s).  The fight will take place at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham Alabama and is brought to you by Premier Boxing Champions.  It is scheduled for 12 rounds and will air on Fox 5 at 8pm ET.  In the Co-feature, undefeated Jarrett Hurd (19-0, 13 KO’s) will take on Tony Harrison (24-1, 20 KO’s) in a 12 round Junior Middleweight bout.  Also on the card, Izuagbe Ugonoh (17-0, 14 KO’s) VS Dominic Breazeale (17-1, 15 KO’s) in a 10 round Heavyweight bout.  Here is the breakdown and predictions:

DEONTAY WILDER

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-Record:  37 – 0 – 0, 36 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Heavyweight

-Height:  6′ 7″

-Reach:  83″

-Notable Fights

  • Malik Scott  —  Win, KO 1st round (12), 3/15/14.
  • Bermane Stiverne  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 1/17/15.  (Won WBC Heavyweight title)
  • Artur Szpilka  —  Win, KO 9th round (12), 1/16/16.

 

GERALD WASHINGTON

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-Record:  18 – 0 – 1, 12 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Heavyweight

-Height:  6′ 5″

-Reach:  80″

-Notable Fights

  • Jason Gavern  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (8), 3/13/15.
  • Amir Mansour  —  Win, Split Decision (10), 10/13/15.
  • Eddie Chambers  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (8), 4/30/16.

 

Predictions:

Izu Ugonoh  —  def  —  Dominic Breazeale  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

Jarrett Hurd  —  def  —  Tony Harrison  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

Deontay Wilder  —  def  —  Gerald Washington  —  via  —  KO 8th round

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

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