Deontay Leshun Wilder is an American professional boxer. He held the WBC heavyweight identify from 2015 to 2020, making 10 a-hit defenses. by way of prevailing the title

Wilder has become the primary American international heavyweight champion considering that 2007, which changed into the longest period

time in boxing history without an American heavyweight champion. As of November 2021, he's ranked as the arena's third-best lively heavyweight

by using ESPN,[3] fourth through the hoop magazine,[4] and 5th by means of BoxRec[5] and the Transnational Boxing Score Board.

Wilder had a past due begin to boxing, taking over the sport at two decades of age. As a newbie, he received a bronze medal in the heavyweight division at the