Deontay Wilder on his extensive training

Malik Ricks

“Most People don’t know that I am a certified scuba diver.” -Deontay Wilder

On Tuesday (WBC heavyweight champion) Deontay Wilder arrived to the MGM for the “Grand Arrivals” in epic fashion. Vegas Sports Daily had the opportunity to speak with the champ, Wilder went in depth (no pun intended) about his underwater training. He told Mike Dixon that he is a certified scuba diver, and how it helps with his stamina.

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The full fight card for Deontay Wilder vs Luis Oritz

  • Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz (heavyweight)
  • Luis Nery vs Emmanuel Rodriguez (bantamweight)
  • Brandon Figueroa vs Julio Ceja (super bantamweight)
  • Leo Santa Cruz vs Miguel Flores (super featherweight)
  • Leduan Barthelemy vs Eduardo Ramirez (super featherweight)
  • Jerry Perez vs Mark John Yap (super featherweight)
  • Viktor Slavinskyi vs Rigoberto Hermosillo (super featherweight)
  • Arnold Alejandro vs TBA (lightweight)
  • Omar Juarez vs Kevin Shacks (super lightweight)
  • Jose Manuel Gomesz vs Daniel Placeres (super featherweight)
  • Angel Alejanadro vs TBA (featherweight)
  • Shon Mondragon vs TBA (super bantamweight)
  • Vito Mielnicki Jr vs Marklin Bailey (welterweight)
  • Marsellos Wilder vs Dustin Long (cruiserweight)