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Former boxing champion Deontay Wilder was taken into custody in Los Angeles and accused of having a concealed firearm.


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Deontay Wilder is a prominent figure in contemporary boxing, boasting an impressive track record of 43 wins and 2 losses. His two defeats were consecutive matches against Tyson Fury, also known as ‘The Gypsy King’. In October, Wilder achieved a first-round knockout against Robert Helenius, marking his 42nd knockout victory throughout his career.There are rumors circulating that Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua will have a boxing match this year. Although the two fighters have hinted at a potential clash before, Joshua confirmed the bout on Instagram while interacting with a fan. He stated that the fight will take place in December and it’s already public news.Wilder wrote, “I prefer to err on the side of caution. That’s all.”As per TMZ’s report, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ was arrested and accused of having a hidden firearm. The report states that Wilder was stopped by the police in Los Angeles for having tinted windows and an obscured license plate on his Rolls Royce. During the search of the car, officers discovered a 9mm handgun and marijuana.

There is speculation that Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua may have a boxing match scheduled for a December event in Saudi Arabia.

Eddie Hearn, a boxing promoter from Britain, has contributed to the speculation by disclosing that he recently visited Saudi Arabia. According to rumors, a heavyweight tournament supported by Saudi Arabia is being planned, which will include fights between Wilder vs. Joshua and Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk at the end of 2023. The winners of each fight will then face off in a match in 2024.According to reports, Deontay Wilder was courteous and compliant with law enforcement officials. He was granted bail at 6:34 a.m. in the vicinity. Following the occurrence, Wilder posted a brief statement on Twitter regarding the matter.Deontay Wilder, a prominent heavyweight boxer, was taken into custody in Los Angeles during the early hours of Tuesday.

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