Deontay Wilder’s New Nuances Almost as Startling as His Trademark Right Hand + Classic video: Lennox teaches a young Deontay some jabbing fundamentals

By Bernard Fernandez (The Sweet Science)

How much improvement can a fighter, any fighter, demonstrate in only 137 seconds? How many sandpaper-rough stylistic edges can be smoothed in that comparatively brief snippet of time?

Before WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder entered the ring at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn Saturday night, the one thing everyone knew he had was a booming right hand that had accounted for virtually all of his previous 39 knockout victories, 19 of which were one-round quickies.… Continues