Deontay Wilder arrested, charged with marijuana possession


Deontay Wilder: Photo: Daily Mail

While fans await his next fight, WBC heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder has run into a little bit of trouble.

According to a news story in The Tusacaloosa Newspaper, Wilder was arrested on Wednesday  in his home town.

Pulled over in his car, Wilder’s Cadillac was found to have some marijuana inside. The unbeaten KO artist was arrested and later released on a $1,000 bail.

According to Wilder’s attorney, Paul Patterson, the drugs belonged to someone other than Wilder, who had loaned out his car whilst being out of town.

This development is not likely to affect Wilder’s career in any way, but his critics may well jump all over it anyway.

Wilder, an exciting power puncher is known as a clean athlete, never testing positive for any illegal substance either before or after a fight. Last fighting in February, when he returned to action…

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