American knockout machine Deontay Wilder believes there are some big fights ahead of him as ‘The Bronze Bomber’ gears himself up for a certain world title challenge in 2014.
The 28 year-old, who has a standout 30-0 record with 30 stoppages inside four rounds, is being touted as one of the WBC’s main contenders to participate in a mandatory tournament in the coming months and is excited to be edging towards the business end of the division.
“If you don’t want to be champion you’re in the wrong business,” Wilder told talkSPORT’s ‘The Fight Club.’
“I take this seriously. Money is one thing, but to accomplish my goals in this sport, it means a lot to me.
“I’m not just in this sport for the money, I definitely want to be known as a legend, and as someone who has accomplished a lot of things. I’ll fight whoever is put in front of me. Even I’d be scared to fight me.”
Wilder was called out publicly by Dereck Chisora last month as ‘Del Boy’ slated his record as ‘over-hyped’ through an open letter published by promoter Frank Warren and the Tuscaloosa native issued his own response this weekend.
“I’ve seen the letter. Let him keep writing them, it was a lovely letter,” said Wilder.
“This fight will happen, I definitely want it to happen and it would be an easy fight for me, I’ll show people what I can do.
“His style is tailor-made for mine, I love a pressure fighter because I don’t have to do much other than just let my arms go. I’m tall and I use my range well,” he added.
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