Deontay Wilder

Deontay Leshun Wilder born October 22, 1985) is an American professional boxer.

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 He held the WBC Heavyweight title from 2015 to 2020, making 10 successful defenses.

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 By winning the title, Wilder became the first American world heavyweight champion since 2007, 

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the longest time in boxing history without an American heavyweight champion. As of November 2021,

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he was ranked as the third-best active heavyweight in the world by ESPN, [3] fourth by

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The Ring Magazine, [4] and fifth by BoxRec [5] and the Transnational Boxing Ranking Board. [6]

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Wilder took up the sport at the age of 20 and started boxing. As an amateur, he won a bronze medal in the heavyweight division at the 2008 Olympics. 

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 This led to his nickname "The Bronze Bomber", named after Wilder Joe Lewis, better known as "The Brown Bomber".

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Wilder is known for his exceptional punching ability, he knocked out every opponent he defeated. 

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His knockout-to-win percentage was 97.61% (69.23% in world heavyweight title fights, fifth-highest in heavyweight history),