Fightnews.com® lately introduced that world ranked Michael “The Bounty”Hunter (19-1-1, 13 KOs) can be going through former world title challenger Mike “White Delight” Wilson (21-1, 10 KOs) in a WBA heavyweight eliminator and for the WBA Continental America’s heavyweight title June nineteenth in Miami, Florida. The bout can be on the undercard of the Triller promoted foremost occasion that includes undefeated and unified light-weight champion Teofimo Lopez (16-0, 12 KOs) making his first protection in opposition to necessary challenger unbeaten George Kambosos Jr. (19-0, 10 KOs).
Hunter and Wilson have historical past from again of their newbie days the place Hunter owns a win over Wilson. The 2 are rather more skilled since that point with every excelling within the skilled ranks. The Oregon native Wilson undoubtedly desires to avenge his defeat to Hunter. He is aware of that larger fights on the Triller platform may very well be awaiting him ought to he upset Hunter.
I learn about your spectacular newbie background however inform the followers about your accomplishments and the titles you gained.
I’ve spent my entire life boxing and have an enormous help system in my dwelling state of Oregon, I Received the NABA Cruiserweight Title in 2018, I fought WBA champ Denis Lebedev in 2018 and defended the NABA in 2019. In 2015 we introduced professional boxing again to Oregon by beginning our personal promotion firm the place my spouse serves because the Promoter, We’ve got promoted 11 professional reveals and had super success and help.
As an newbie, you fought at heavyweight and tremendous heavyweight. As a professional, you began at cruiserweight the place you gained the NABA title. Did you at all times plan to maneuver again to heavyweight in your profession and was turning into world heavyweight champion at all times your purpose?
I wished to ascertain myself within the cruiserweight division after which leap as much as the heavyweight division as the cash is best. In fact, being heavyweight champ is the purpose.
How do you’re feeling about going through Michael Hunter on this WBA title eliminator and the way vital is that this struggle is to you?
I feel that our types match up very nicely and this can be a fighter that I’ve wished for a very long time since he obtained the higher of me in 2007. This struggle is essential as Hunter is without doubt one of the greatest heavyweights On the planet and that’s what I would like to maneuver up in my profession.
What have you learnt about your opponent, Michael Hunter?
I do know so much about Michael Hunter I do know he’s very slick, he’s an amazing boxer, quick palms and has a wonderful boxing IQ. I do know he’s an actual fighter, among the finest on this planet and I look ahead to preventing him!
What do you consider the brand new wave of boxing exhibitions and boxing and leisure fused with social influencers like Jake and Logan Paul attracting new youthful followers to the game and preventing on the Triller Platform?
I’ve spent my complete profession working with the youth in boxing I’m at all times excited to see the subsequent era present curiosity within the sport. I’ve by no means met the Paul brothers however I want them success.
The State of Florida the place you’ll be preventing lately eliminated Marijuana as a banned substance for fight sports activities individuals. You had been stripped of one in every of your nationwide championships due to Marijuana. Do you just like the route Florida goes and do you suppose it’s overdue?
That was without end in the past, I used to be younger! I don’t actually have an opinion of Florida laws.
For those who beat Michael Hunter I perceive you’ll be again preventing once more on Triller. Who would you wish to struggle subsequent?
Combating on Triller once more is the purpose, they’re the massive factor in boxing proper now! I’ll take whoever they throw at me. I wouldn’t thoughts preventing Andy Ruiz as I beat him in my final struggle within the 2007 USA vs Mexico duel.
What’s one thing boxing followers don’t learn about Mike Wilson that you just’d like them to learn about you?
Boxing followers could not understand that I’ve by no means skilled in fancy Gyms. I nonetheless practice in my hometown gymnasium with my similar coach I’ve had since I used to be 13. I by no means wished to maneuver my spouse and children from their household and residential. I’ve at all times needed to work a full-time job and practice on prime of that!! However… I’m a wonderful dancer and karaoke singer! Lol