Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements

Deontay Wilder is an American professional boxer who is a former WBC heavyweight champion. Tyson Fury, coming back after a two-year-long hiatus caused a major upset early in 2020, dropping Wilder twice, forcing his cornermen to throw in the towel in the seventh round.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 18: Deontay Wilder celebrates after knocking out Dominic Breazeale in the first round during their bout for Wilder's WBC heavyweight title at Barclays Center on May 18, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Following his loss to The Gypsy King, Wilder stands at #2 when it comes to the top-ranking heavyweights in the boxing circuit, as per the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. Whereas he stands at #2 according to The Ring Magazine and BoxRec as of January 2021.

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He is known for his unique fighting style, which involves setting up his vicious right hand. The 'Bronze Bomber' as he's known as has unrivaled power in the sport. What makes it even more impressive is that he is not even the biggest heavyweight.

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Deontay Wilder: Record 2021

The Bronze Bomber made his debut in the professional circuit at the age of 23, back in 2008. He took on Ethan Cox and knocked him to the canvas thrice en route to a second-round TKO.

The following year, Wilder took on 7 opponents, bringing each fight to an end in the first round itself. By mid-October in 2012, Wilder had racked up an astonishing streak of 25 wins, having ended each fight via knockout.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 03: Deontay Wilder exchanges punches with Luis Ortiz during their WBC Heavyweight Championship fight at Barclays Center on March 3, 2018 in the Brooklyn Borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

In addition, none of these fights went beyond the fourth round. Wilder became the first American heavyweight to win the WBC title, since Hasim Rahman, by drawing a victory over Bermane Stiverne.

Wilder went on to win the U.S. Olympic trials and earned a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Games. It was the only medal that came back to the U.S. in boxing.

Heading into 2021, Wilder is coming off his first career loss to Tyson Fury with his record at 42-1-1. The former champion did not fight after that. Therefore, he will look to set his record straight in his next fight in 2021.

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Deontay Wilder: Net Worth 2021

As of 2021, “The Bronze Bomber” has an estimated net worth of $40 million according to wealthypersons.com. He reportedly made $4 million in his first Fury fight with an additional PPV bonus.

Depending on his next move, Deontay Wilder's net worth could skyrocket in 2021.

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Deontay Wilder: Foundation and Charity

Wilder is no stranger to doing good for the people. So much so that in 2019 he was named Boxing's Ambassador for Peace by Pope Francis. He was also an active part of the Black Lives Matter movement and made donations towards the cause.

Other than this, Wilder is known for his work towards the people of his hometown of Alabama.

Deontay Wilder: Endorsements 2021

With global fame comes a lot of endorsement deals and sponsorships. The former champion has a deal with Raising Cane's as seen on his fight uniforms on multiple occasions.

He also has a deal with Everlast Boxing, PureKana CBD amongst many others.

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Age35
Height6'7"
Reach83"
Total Fights44
Wins42
Wins by KO41
Losses1
Draws1
Net Worth$40 million
 Marital  Status Engaged
 Spouse  Telli Swift
 Nationality American
 Endorsements Everlast
 Achievements bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Games, Former WBC heavyweight champion