Does anybody think Wilder will get any more popular ?

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  1. snake33

    snake33 New Member Full Member

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    He is an insufferable boorish clown. All the screaming, talking about himself in the third person.
    Tyson was really popular early in his career because he at least acted like a nice kid.
    But Wilder is a jerk and now he wants to be a murderer.
    Wilder is his own worst enemy.
     
  2. greenhornet

    greenhornet Boxing Addict Full Member

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    i think he is trying to get hated. using the wrestling bad guy strategy, like Ali did. as a boxer he can only get so popular here anymore anyways.
     
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  3. snake33

    snake33 New Member Full Member

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    Ali was funny and wildly popular. Wilder is just a loud mouth jerk. He has impressive power but most people just want to see someone take him out.
     
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  4. kirk

    kirk l l l Staff Member

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    Ya I expect him to gain in popularity for as long as his KOs continue.

    That being said his latest ratings were not all that impressive... would have thought theyd be a bit more.
     
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  5. ArseBandit

    ArseBandit Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Same could be said of Floyd. He was a household name across the world.

    Course Wilder can get more popular. He could end up huge if the stars align.
     
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  6. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte & Tyrone Spong!! Full Member

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    He will continue to get popular as he continues to put people to sleep in devastating fashion, given how many people tuned in for the last fight, and the one against Fury... the crowd were given AMPLE entertainment.

    If he knocks out Joshua, his popularity will soar through the roof, and he will become an ATG.

    Just watching back the crowd reaction when he KOed Breazeale sums it up, the crowd got their monies worth. Everyone was shocked and impressed.
     
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  7. RingKing75

    RingKing75 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    You clearly weren't around for the Tyson era. Tyson was popular because he was a f@%king savage in the ring and out of it. He was the baddest dude on the planet and it wasn't a schtick. He was what he was.
     
  8. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Until Wilder grows a pair and faces the man (AJ), he is just another side champion with a trinket.

    If wants to become really big then he needs to fight AJ and win.
     
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    mirkofilipovic ESB Management Full Member

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    thesmokingm Obsessed with Boxing booted Full Member

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    minemax Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yes, he will. If he keeps winning, of course. He's following the Mayweather blueprint. Wilder has an experienced team around him. They know that a hater is the most devoted fan.
     
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  12. flem1

    flem1 Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Yep, as long as he keeps putting opponents to sleep.

    Is there a problem if he becomes more popular?
     
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  13. Angler Andrew

    Angler Andrew Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    Mike Tyson was and is synonymous with savagery and his name is and was known to just about everyone,boxing fan or no.Floyd Mayweather as successful as he was,never became known to everyone like Tyson or Ali was.
    Not sure it's even possible to become so well known now?Tiger Woods has the same thing going on as Tyson where their names effectively stand for the sport they excelled at,kinda like someone saying "he thinks he Tiger Woods" after playing crazy golf.Or "getting in a fight with the Mrs is like going twelve rounds with Mike Tyson"
     
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  14. rski

    rski Well-Known Member Full Member

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    The problem with wilder is he has no real charm, and he lacks self awareness. As said, he isn’t funny either, in fact I have never seen him say one funny thing. Guys like Ali and even Tyson, could make a violent remark amusing in some way.

    Of the big three, fury beats both wilder and AJ in the charisma stake because he is pretty funny. He can run rings around them verbally. AJ has at least a bit of charisma but he is not funny either, unfunny people tend to get ripped into by those that are naturally funny. Fury enjoys the pressers like Ali did, whereas wilder and AJ woundnt enjoy them when confronted by a guy with natural wit.
     
  15. Richmondpete

    Richmondpete Boxing Addict Full Member

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    If your question is will he get more people watching his fights I say yes
     


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