• Deontay Wilder's trainer says meeting the boxer 'has been the greatest thing that ever happened' to him

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Photo by AP Photo / Isaac Brekken
    Meeting Deontay Wilder was the greatest thing that happened to Jay Deas, his trainer.
    Deas told Business Insider that he talks to Wilder regularly about how far they have come together, from being "completely broke" when they first met in 2005, to headlining one of the boxing events of the year 15 years later.
    Wilder's journey has been remarkable. From growing up in childhood poverty, to buying a custom Rolls Royce SUV - his 11th car - which he keeps at a house he owns in Los Angeles.
    "It's been an amazing ride and I wouldn't change it for anything," Deas...
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  • Here is what would happen if America's hardest-hitting heavyweight Deontay Wilder punched you in the face

    Here is what would happen if America's hardest-hitting heavyweight Deontay Wilder punched you in the face

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Have you ever looked at Deontay Wilder, America's hardest-hitting heavyweight, and thought to yourself, I wonder what it would feel like to be punched by him?
    Well, you're not alone. According to his long-time trainer, Jay Deas, many people actually call them up and beg to be hit by Wilder.
    Deas told Business Insider that if Wilder, who is 6-foot-7 and weighs 220-pounds, punched a regular-sized person in the face, they'd obviously end up on the floor. "It would not be good."
    Deas even said he was caught flush on his arm by a Wilder...
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