This weekend Deontay Wilder has a chance to make a statement in his biggest test to date against Sergei Liakhovich. The fight will headline Friday’s Showbox card in Indio, California. Will the Bronze Bomber shine on Friday night? If he does he would likely face the winner of the Seth Mitchell vs Cristobal Arreola fight taking place September 6th, in what could very well be an eliminator for a shot at one of the Klitschko brothers.
I see Deontay Wilder pulling out another early stoppage of a faded former star. Look for him to try and catch the 37 year old in the early rounds. Though if he is careless and leaves himself open Liakhovich has the skill and experience to leave Wilder once again having to settle for the bronze.
Taking place on the under-card are showcase bouts featuring Jermall Charlo, and Gary Russell Jr.