Feature | Dec 16 2015

How Artur Szpilka will beat Deontay Wilder

Ronnie Shields speaks to James Slater on his fighter Artur Szpilka’s challenge of WBC heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder
Artur Szpilka
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ACCOMPLISHED trainer Ronnie Shields has worked with a number of notable heavyweights over the years – Mike Tyson, David Tua and Evander Holyfield for three examples – and right now, Shields is training Polish contender Artur Szpilka.

Szpilka, a southpaw who enjoyed a fine amateur career, will challenge WBC heavyweight ruler Deontay Wilder in Brooklyn, New York on January 16, and Shields says no-one should underestimate his newest charge.

Here Shields speaks exclusively with Boxing News:


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