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Wilder

1. Billy, real name Samuel Wilder. 1906--2002, US film director and screenwriter, born in Austria. His films include Double Indemnity (1944), The Lost Weekend (1945), Sunset Boulevard (1950), The Seven Year Itch (1955), Some Like it Hot (1959), The Apartment (1960), and Buddy Buddy (1981)
2. Thornton. 1897--1975 US novelist and dramatist. His works include the novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927) and the play The Skin of Our Teeth (1942)
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Great to meet the @WBCBOXING champ of the world, Deontay Wilder @Bronze-Bomber at the opening of Mr T's in #Batley.
The 33-year-old could tuck into the 'Wilder Wagyu Burger' or some other specially-created menu options at The Farmhouse in Earlsdon.
But American ace Wilder has slammed the British brawler as "obsessed" as he continues to complain about his treatment ahead of a clash with unbeaten Oscar Rivas at the O2 Arena next Saturday (July 20).
He said: "Going 12 rounds with Deontay Wilder doesn't give me any confidence.
But now the 33-year-old has insisted he has plans already drawn up to take on Wilder once more, after the pair's draw in December last year.
Wilder won his first encounter with the Cuban nicknamed "King Kong" with a 10th round stoppage, but not before the 40-year-old had badly shaken the undefeated champion.
'I told him I love him and, of course, I want him to go home to his family,' the 33-year-old Wilder, 41-0-1, declared after completing a bloodless one-round job.
Wilder instead on saturday made his latest title defence by stopping Dominic Breazeale and Fury is preparing to next month fight the little-known Tom schwarz in Las Vegas having recently signed a long-term deal with EsPn.
Wilder, 33, improved to 41-0-1 with 40 KOs in making the ninth defence of his title against heavy underdog Breazeale at the Barclays Center arena in Brooklyn, New York.Breazeale, who had lost just one previous fight to Anthony Joshua, dropped to 20-2 with 18 KOs.
Head of Matchroom Sport, Hearn, insisted Wilder has no serious intentions to face unified champion Joshua, saying on Tuesday: 'Wilder rejecting this deal shows what he is thinking.
Despite what Fury and Wilder (right) might think, Joshua is the heavyweight business.
Wilder and Fury clashed earlier this month for the World Boxing Council (WBC) title in what turned out to be one of the fights of the year, though it would later be judged as a split decision draw with many believing Fury had won.