Won two major titles in 2007: the WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Championship and the U.S. Amateur Boxing
Deontay Wilder turned professional in October 2005.
Deontay Wilder was the only American boxer to win a medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Deontay Wilder has children named Naieya, Ava, and Dereon with Jessica Scales, whom he married in 2009.
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Deontay Wilder and Florida-born fighter Ray Mercer both won the United States Amateur Boxing Championships as heavyweights.
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