Deontay and Dad: How a Father's Lessons Created A Champ

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Saturday night is one of the most anticipated heavyweight rematches in a long time. Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder square off in Las Vegas. The stakes are particularly high for Deontay Wilder who is considered by many to be the next great American heavyweight. The Athletic’s Lance Pugmire joins us to talk about how Wilder has overcome incredible odds just to get become a champion and how, even as a kid in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, he knew his fate.

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