Deontay Wilder spotted in Batley as world heavyweight boxing champion opens new restaurant
World heavyweight boxing champion Deontay Wilder made a surprise appearance at the opening of a restaurant in Batley this evening (August 22).
He was there for the opening of Mr T’s on Bradford Road.
Wilder, who goes by nicknames the Bronze Bomber and the Alabama Slammer, also visited Bradford salon Prity, according to reports.
As of May 2019, Wilder, 33, was ranked as the world’s second best active heavyweight by BoxRec, and third by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and The Ring magazine.
Shabir Pandor, Labour leader of Kirklees Council, said: “e’s a knockout! Great to meet the @WBCBoxing champ of the world, Deontay Wilder @BronzeBomber at the opening of Mr T’s in #Batley.
“DW is a big man with a big heart. His ambition matches that of the owners of yet another new enterprise in my home town.”