Deontay Wilder: Audley Harrison is on the menu – bon appetite!

5 Apr
As featured on NewsNow: Boxing news

Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (27-0-0, 27ko) of Tuscaloosa, Alabama will be crossing the Atlantic to take on Harlesden’s 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist Audley ‘A-Force’ Harrison (31-6-0, 23ko) in the co-featured fight that will headline the undercard on ‘The Return of the King: Khan vs. Diaz’ bill at Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield on Saturday, April 27.


Wilder, a rising star on the American heavyweight scene, has shown his phenomenal punching prowess by blasting his way past all of his opponents. The knockout king now steps into the ring against the veteran Harrison. The pair will clash in a 12-round heavyweight showdown with the victor propelling themselves into world title contention.

“There’s nothing like the day before, the morning of and night after you’ve claimed victory,” said Wilder. “The emotion, the excitement and adrenaline rush that I have is ready to explode out of me. I’m a starving lion that’s ready to eat. On April 27 my next meal will be served; on the menu: Audley Harrison… bon appetite.

“For the many fans in England, Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder is coming. You’ve been waiting for this moment and now it’s here. I can’t wait to show you guys why I am the light and the way for this dark division.”

Said Harrison: “Deontay is a fast, dangerous puncher, but he has not been tested as a pro. I have lot of respect for him, so it’s not personal, but this is the door I must walk through. Lose and it’s over, win and I’m in the top ten for sure, eligible to challenge for the world title. Biggest risk, for the biggest reward. It can’t get any better than that.”

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One Response to “Deontay Wilder: Audley Harrison is on the menu – bon appetite!”

  1. EZ E April 6, 2013 at 12:45 am #

    While not on the Wilder “hype wagon” by no means, I expect Audley to be Audley… and fold. This could be an interesting…. blowout?? It all depends on Audley.

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