Deontay Wilder wasn’t going to walk out to the ring quietly on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Instead, he went all out — and shocked plenty of fans at home in the process.
Wilder, ahead of his rematch with Luis Ortiz on Saturday night with a WBC title on the line, donned a very interesting outfit on his way out to the ring.
— FOX Sports: PBC (@PBConFOX) November 24, 2019
To say the least, his wardrobe choice was, well, unusual.
Naturally, fans had plenty of jokes to share on social media once they saw him, too.
Deontay Wilder pulling up like a Final Fantasy boss. Jesus. pic.twitter.com/QZlhEEMoF7
— Balvin "PORTER" Bridges (@LordBalvin) November 24, 2019
I'm gonna tell my kids this was the White Ranger pic.twitter.com/UcpptCWUd2
— Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) November 24, 2019
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) November 24, 2019
Deontay Wilder... you good? pic.twitter.com/XgjPzrmLcp
— SI Extra Mustard (@SI_ExtraMustard) November 24, 2019
Wilder is actually the white Beetleborg.
Shoutout to Beetleborgs pic.twitter.com/LdtK7LzHsS
— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) November 24, 2019
Deontay Wilder looks a new version of Shredder that all of Twitter is a pissed off about in a Ninja Turtle reboot pic.twitter.com/EfBAXr3ttu
— Ramie Makhlouf (@RamieIsTweeting) November 24, 2019
— Rey Rey Rodriguez (@themindofreyrey) November 24, 2019
— EC TWINS (@ectwins) November 24, 2019
— Pablo Escobarner (@PabloEscobarner) November 24, 2019
— Post-TurkeyPants (@joylesmurdrball) November 24, 2019
Deontay Wilder will be amazing in the next Mortal Kombat game. pic.twitter.com/duIoAyFksb
— Jeremy (@jeremyarc7) November 24, 2019
— Trevor ryan (@TrevorRyanG) November 24, 2019
nah deontay wilder dressed like the white power ranger if he were on game of thrones is the most fire boxing entrance ever 😂 pic.twitter.com/qyxvcM3z63
— kevin. (@rayze1) November 24, 2019
While it may have been weird, it seems to have paid off. Wilder knocked out Ortiz at the end of the seventh round with a brutal right-handed punch.
It’s hard to hate on him after that.
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