Former WBC heavyweight champion and self-destructive cosplay enthusiast Deontay Wilder has declared Malik Scott his new coach. The transfer comes 6 months after Wilder accused his former trainer Mark Breland of plotting towards him, drugging his water, and scheming with nefarious accomplices in the United Kingdom.
Over the previous few weeks, Wilder has shared a number of movies of himself coaching with Scott on Instagram. At present, the latest included the caption “An Amazingly Peaceable Session… W/ my brotha and new coach @malikkingscott.”
Malik Scott wrapped up a 16 12 months heavyweight profession in 2016, ending with a 38-3-1 (13 KO) file. His three losses all got here in title fights of 1 grade or one other, with KO losses to Derek Chisora in 2013 and towards Deontay Wilder himself in 2014 in a battle that lasted just 96 seconds.
Scott ended his profession with a unanimous determination loss to Luis Ortiz in 2016. Dangerous Left Hook recapped that one unfavorably: “Terrible battle. Late contender for Worst Combat of the 12 months, and Scott could have run away with Worst Efficiency. Brutal.”
Jay Deas, Wilder’s longtime co-trainer alongside Breland, nonetheless lists “Coach Of Deontay BronzerBomber Wilder” in his social media bio. Presumably, Scott will fill Breland’s sneakers as a co-trainer relatively than dealing with Wilder on his personal.