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On Thursday, November 14, 2019, Fight For Children wraps up a 30-year run with their final Fight Night DC event, featuring Sonny Fredrickson vs. Sam Teah.The post Fight Night DC’s Final Round: Sonny Fredrickson Battles Samuel Teah appeared first on Round By Round Boxing.

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Das deutsche Profiboxen hat seit Samstagabend wieder einen Weltmeister.Dominic Bösel (Freyburg) hat sich in Halle an der Saale durch einen K.o.-Sieg in der elften Runde gegen den Schweden Sven Fornling den Interims-WM-Titel im Halbschwergewicht des Weltverbandes WBA gesichert. Letzter deutscher Champion war der Berliner Tyron Zeuge, der am 14. Juli 2018 seinen WBA-Gürtel im Supermittelgewicht an den Engländer Rocky Fielding abgeben musste."Wahnsinn, ich kann es noch gar nicht fassen. Ich war noch nie vor einem Kampf so aufgeregt wie heute", sagte Bösel: "Ich hätte nie gedacht, dass ich mal so weit komme."Bösel schon früh am DrückerDer 30 Jahre alte Europameister Bösel schaffte es mit seinem Sieg gegen Fornling, in die Fußstapfen seines großen Idols Henry Maske zu treten, der Anfang der neunziger Jahre in dieser Gewichtsklasse IBF-Weltmeister gewesen war.Gegen den zuvor in 16 Kämpfen nur einmal besiegten Schweden ging Bösel von Beginn an konzentriert zu Werke und hatte seinen Gegner bereits Ende der zweiten Runde am Boden. Anschließend entwickelte sich aber ein ausgeglichener Kampf, in dem Bösel immer wieder auch arg in die Defensive geriet. In der Schlussphase schwanden beiden Boxern die Kräfte, und Bösel gelangen die entscheidenden Schläge.Für Bösel war es der 30. Sieg im 31. Profikampf. Seine einzige Niederlage (K.o.) hatte er im Juli 2017 im Kampf um den vakanten EM-Titel gegen Karo Murat kassiert.

By: Hans Themistode Deontay Wilder (41-0-1, 40 KOs) is currently putting the finishing touches on his training camp for his rematch with Luis Ortiz (31-1, 26 KOs) which will take place at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on November 23rd. Wilder seemingly is in no way looking past Ortiz, as he will attempt to defend his WBC Heavyweight title for the tenth time, but he does see the light at the end of his career tunnel. Wilder has been a pro for over a decade and a world champion for nearly five years. At the age of 34, he isn't slowing down, but his career is certainly towards the end rather than the beginning or even the halfway point. With a record that has seen him unblemished in the loss column through 42 career fights, there is reason to believe that Wilder could join a very small group of boxers who have retired undefeated. The most recent of course, was Floyd Mayweather Jr, who wrapped up his career in 2017 with a 50-0 record. When asked if he believed he could surpass Mayweather’s spotless record, the confident Alabama native did not mince words.“I think I can. I’m halfway there,” said Wilder. “With the way I’m fighting and with the things I’ve got planned for my career, I’ll definitely get there. 52-0 with 51 knockouts, that would be a sick record to have.” Assuming Wilder wins his November 23rd contest against Ortiz, which is no guarantee, he would need to win his traditional two fights a year for the next six years in order to achieve the 52 win mark without a defeat. The long reigning WBC titlist doesn't want to fight just anyone either. Whomever considers themselves the best at the division is who Wilder would like to be matched up with. “I only have six more years left in the business. Six more years and I’m out of here. Within these six years, I just want to give everyone the fights they want to see. If you want me to fight your favorite fighters, then get your favorite fighters to come. A lot of these guys say they want me to fight, but then they come up with PEDs, or they find themselves not really wanting to fight.”If this is truly the beginning of the curtain call for Wilder, he should be appreciated for everything that he has been able to accomplish in his career. When it’s all said and done he will be missed.“When people think about boxing, I want them to think about Deontay Wilder. I only have six more years left and then I’m out of the sport. So love me now. Give me my roses now. When I’m gone, you’re going to miss me, because nobody is going to knock anybody out like Deontay Wilder.”Even with Wilder declaring that he only has six years left in the sport, shouldn't alarm any fans. There is still plenty that he has left to give and even more that he wants to accomplish. As for whether or not he will be able to successfully exceed Mayweather’s 50-0 mark, that will certainly be a difficult ask. With great fighters such as Andy Ruiz, Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua and a host of others currently in the Heavyweight division, if Wilder does in fact finish out his career undefeated by getting through such a murderous of contenders along the way, then we should book his ticket now for the hall of fame.The post Deontay Wilder Plans on Retiring After Passing Mayweather’s 50-0 Record appeared first on BoxingInsider.com.

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