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Wilder et al v. World of Boxing LLC et al

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Case Number:



New York Southern

Nature of Suit:

Contract: Other

28:1332bc Diversity-Breach of Contract


Andrew L. Carter, Jr


  1. September 27, 2017

    US Boxer’s Win Stands In Canceled Fight Case, Judge Rules

    A New York federal judge dealt a blow Tuesday to a Russian heavyweight boxer's bid to undo a jury verdict in favor of his U.S. rival Deontay Wilder over a 2016 bout that was canceled after the Kursk native tested positive for a banned drug, saying the verdict was reasonable.

  2. April 6, 2017

    US Boxer Wants Win To Stand After Fight-Cancellation Trial

    American heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder urged a New York federal court on Wednesday not to undo his February trial win against Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin over the cancellation of a Moscow fight due to results of doping tests, saying the court should ignore the other side's “histrionics.”

  3. February 13, 2017

    Jury Rules In Favor Of US Boxer In Fight Cancellation Row

    A New York federal jury ruled in favor of American heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder on Monday in his dispute with Russian rival Alexander Povetkin over their canceled May 21 bout, which was called off after Povetkin tested positive for a banned substance.

  4. June 14, 2016

    Boxer Socks Opponent With $5M Suit For Canceled Bout

    A Russian boxer whose failed drug test led to the cancellation of a championship fight should pay his bereft opponent at least $5 million, according to a suit filed in New York federal court Monday.