News | Sep 01 2015

‘We’ve brought in Deontay Wilder’s best sparring ever’

Wilder's trainer Jay Deas speaks to James Slater
Deontay Wilder pic

MOST people – fans, experts and fellow pros – expect WBC heavyweight ruler Deontay Wilder to have a relatively easy time of things in his next fight, against little-known Frenchman Johann Duhaupas. The September 26th fight will be Wilder’s second defence of the belt he won with an impressive points victory over Bermane Stiverne in January, and bigger fights await “The Bronze Bomber” if he comes through okay.

But Jay Deas, the head trainer of Wilder, says he is not expecting an easy night’s work against the never stopped Duhaupas.

Q: How much do you know about Johann Duhaupas?