Watch Fans Celebrate Deontay Wilder’s Heavyweight Championship in Tuscaloosa [VIDEO]
Tuscaloosa boxer Deontay Wilder became the new heavyweight champion of the world when he defeated Bermane Stiverne by unanimous decision on Saturday night.
Wilhagan's bar hosted a viewing party and eventually had to turn away patrons because it was at capacity. The animated crowd cheered on the hometown favorite as he pounded his way to victory. The official announcement came post-fight when the judges scorecards were read.
Watch how the bar reacted as Wilder was named the new champion.