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Deontay Wilder: WBC champion defends comments he wants to kill an opponent

Deontay Wilder: WBC champion defends comments he wants to kill an opponent

Sports
American heavyweight Deontay Wilder has defended himself after again saying he wants to kill an opponent in the ring.Wilder, 33, said he was "trying to get a body on my record" before defending his WBC title against compatriot Dominic Breazeale on Saturday.It is Wilder's first fight since his title defence against Tyson Fury in December ended in a controversial draw. "This is the only sport where you can kill a man and get paid for it at the same time," said Wilder. "It's legal."Wilder has made similar comments in the past. In March 2018, British heavyweight Tony Bellew called him a "disgrace and senseless idiot".Earlier this year, after Wilder told Breazeale to "make some funeral arrangement...
Modi’s opponent has a radical plan to tackle poverty in India

Modi’s opponent has a radical plan to tackle poverty in India

Finance
India heads to the polls starting this week to elect members for the lower house of its Parliament. The outcome, to be announced in May, will determine if Narendra Modi can secure a second term as prime minister. One of the major political opposition groups to Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has placed its election hopes on an ambitious pitch to alleviate poverty in India. The Indian National Congress revealed details in its election manifesto about a minimum income support program designed to help the country's poorest households — the bottom 20 percent. Theoretically, the idea offers plenty of benefits to India's econo
Who is Tom Schwarz? German heavyweight announced as Tyson Fury’s opponent in next fight

Who is Tom Schwarz? German heavyweight announced as Tyson Fury’s opponent in next fight

Sports
INSIGHT The relatively unknown 24-year-old has got a big bout Tyson Fury will return to the ring on June 15 in Las Vegas against Tom Schwarz. It’s claimed the ‘Gypsy King’ will face this obscure opponent to gain exposure in America after inking a co-promotional deal with Frank Warren and Bob Arum’s Top Rank. Many fans are not aware of Tyson Fury’s next opponent The Top Rank connection will see Fury’s fights broadcast on ESPN from now on and he has opted out of the immediate rematch with Deontay Wilder to take this interim contest. Scroll down to find out more about the man he will be facing instead. GYPSY KING Tyson Fury n...