There is no doubt that Deontay Wilder is one of the biggest superstars in combat sports history. Owing to the fact that, the American boxer is a former WBC world heavyweight champion who held the belt for 5 years and dominated the division. In addition to that, Wilder has an excellent record of 41 wins out of 44 pro boxing fights.
As a result, the Bronzebomber is highly respected by fight fans. However, let’s move forward from his exceptional fighting career and take a look at some of the songs that he has walked out to in his professional boxing career.
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury – “And then they came for me” by Audiomachine
Deontay Wilder walked out to this powerful song by Audiomachine named ‘And then they came for me’ for his super showdown against Tyson Fury in December 2018. This was an epic fight as both fighters displayed their excellent skills throughout the 12 rounds of the contest.
During this fight, Wilder came close to win the fight twice as he dropped Fury on two occasions. However, The Gypsy King showed great character and overcame adversity. In the end, the judges could not decide the victor and declared this contest as a draw.
Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz – “Spicy” by Lil Kim
Deontay Wilder loves grabbing the attention of fight fans around the world with his entrances and music choices. Consequently, the former heavyweight champion made a stellar entry to the ring as he stepped in to defend his belt in a 12 round contest against Ortiz in 2018.
The Bronzebomber walked in with singer Lil Kim who performed her new single Spicy during this fight. Interestingly, the Queen Bee performed this song at the same day of the release of this new single. Consequently, the American boxer delivered a vicious combo to knockout the Cuban boxer in the tenth round.
Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazale – In the Air Tonight by Phil Collins
Deontay Wilder walked in to a jam packed arena to this popular hip hop song called ‘In the air tonight’ by legendary artist Phil Collins for this fight against Breazale. In this fight, The Bronzebomber demonstrated his exceptional power as he knocked out Dominic in the first round of the fight. This was Wilder’s ninth WBC world heavyweight title defense.
Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 – Black Habits by D Smoke
Deontay Wilder made a spectacular entry for this rematch against Tyson Fury as he entered in an all-black costume. Hip hop sensation D Smoke gave company to the Bronzebomber as the singer performed his song Black Habits. Both fighters had grand entrances for this super fight that took place in 2020.
However, Wilder’s performance was not as grand as his entrance. Owing to the fact that the British fighter smashed Wilder throughout the contest and earned a seventh-round TKO victory. As a result, this was Deontay’s first pro boxing loss and some fans and analysts criticized him for putting more effort into his entrance.