By Michael Benson
5th October 2019,
Updated: 5th October 2019,
Deontay Wilder has extraordinarily revealed that he is a certified scuba diver and licenced to journey to the depths of oceans across the globe.
The WBC heavyweight champion explained the shocking fact in an interview this week, as he went slightly off topic while making a prediction for the Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua rematch.
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“Trust me, I have a sixth sense,” Wilder toldSky Sportsafter declaring that Ruiz will beat AJ again.
“People don’t know this about me, like a lot of things, just like I’m a certified scuba diver.
“Not only am I dangerous on top of land, but I’m dangerous in the [ocean].”
Asked to elaborate further, the ‘Bronze Bomber’ clarified: “I can travel all over the world and scuba dive.
“It’s a great hobby of mine, I love it.”
Before he can get back into the sea, Wilder must firstrematch Luis Ortizon November 23 – the Cuban who took him into deep water in their first bout 18 months ago.