Bronze medal winner Wilder signs deal with Finkel
A week after receiving an Olympic bronze medal in the Beijing Olympics to complete his meteoric rise through the amateur ranks, heavyweight Deontay Wilder is turning pro.
The 22-year-old from Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Thursday signed a multi-year contract with powerful manager Shelly Finkel. Finkel will co-manage him with Jay Deas, who is also Wilder's trainer.
Finkel, who was back in New York on Friday after completing the deal, told ESPN.com that he was finalizing a promotional contract ...
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