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Deontay Wilder's Road to Redemption: The Path to Two-Weight World Champion Glory

Wilder's Journey to Atonement: The Way to Glory as a Two-Weight World Champion

Once a dominant force in the heavyweight class, Deontay Wilder is currently facing a decision about his career. Given his recent struggles in the ring, he might need to take a calculated risk by entering the Super Cruiserweight class on his way back to his previous glory. Making the switch to Super Cruiserweight might be the revitalising step that Wilder needs, as World Boxing News has noted.

Deontay Wilder

For Wilder, the Super Cruiserweight division's current state offers an enticing prospect. The current WBC champion, Lukasz Rozanski, seems like the perfect target. Even at 38 years old, Wilder still has the quickness and explosive power to be a serious competitor in this new weight class. Given that he currently ranks in the top ten of the WBC heavyweight rankings, dropping to 226 pounds may put him in position to win the belt right away and drastically alter his career.

Intriguing opportunities exist in the heavyweight class as a result of this move, beyond the attraction of winning two weights as a world champion. Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou, who is fresh to the professional ranks of boxing, has stated that he would want to fight elite heavyweights, and Wilder is a big name on his list. Though Ngannou lost to Tyson Fury on a split decision, his desire to succeed in the boxing world is still unwavering, as he prepares to face Anthony Joshua.

Deontay Wilder v Francis Ngannou
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Recent remarks made by Ngannou to Sky Sports' MMA Club highlight his want to include Wilder in his resume. A triumph in the Super Cruiserweight class for Wilder may serve as the impetus for a well-publicized matchup with Ngannou. In the past, there have been discussions of Wilder and Ngannou competing in the Professional Fighters League (PFL) under mixed rules. This suggests that there is a market for and interest in such a clash.

What Wilder does next is critical. Even against a lower-tier opponent, a thrilling knockout victory may rekindle interest in a Wilder-Ngannou bout, particularly if Ngannou fights fiercely against Joshua. The matchup between Wilder and Ngannou seems to be explosive, a "bombs away" kind of battle that will surely draw in fight fans from all around the world.

The possibility of Wilder facing Ngannou looms big as the boxing community waits for his decision about his future. In addition to being a lucrative bout, it would provide Wilder the opportunity to establish his reputation in a new weight division and consolidate his place among the sport's most thrilling competitors.

What do you think about a potential matchup between Francis Ngannou and Deontay Wilder? Post your thoughts and forecasts in the comments section below!


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