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Deontay Wilder crashes Tyson Fury's weigh-in, clashes with John Fury

19 August, 2018, 13:55 | Author: Heidi Alvarez

To his credit, Wilder did his best to remain poised during the session, after having already enjoyed an adventurous Friday that include post weigh-in scuffles with Fury and his father John, as well as a food fight with unbeaten middleweight titlist Billy Joe Saunders later in the day.

Fury maintained an active pace (62 per round to Pianeta's 22.8- hvt. avg.: 45), and while his jab was nullified by the German-based Italian's southpaw stance (7 of 394, 2%), Fury's accurate power punching (44% to Pianeta's 20%) more than compensated.

Fury, the former world heavyweight champion, cleared the way for a fight with Wilder, the current WBC titleholder, by winning the second bout of his comeback on Sunday (NZ time).

The fight, broadcast on Showtime Sports' YouTube platform, served as a glorified sparring session, but the real attraction was the confrontation that took place between Fury and Wilder afterward. I said yes. Now he gets a chance to fight the lineal champion.

Wilder's manager Shelly Finkel told BBC Sport the bout will be in "November or December in NY or Las Vegas".

"There's one thing he has never had and that's the WBC belt", he said.

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There was much less to impress Wilder once the action got underway as Fury failed to land a knockout blow.

"It is on", said the American, who holds a professional record of 40-0, 39 KOs.

After 10 rounds of strictly boxing on Saturday, fans can only hope that Fury at least tries to deliver on such a performance in their soon-to-be-announced affair.

Fury weighed in at 258lbs, some 18lbs lower than he was for his fight with Sefer Seferi in June. I said send the contract and they sent the contract. I don't think he'd ever beat Wilder. I'm here, baby. I just left the Fury weigh-ins and oh my god, was it insane! "It's no secret I needed the rounds to be able to show I can slip and slide still and I did just that". I thought that was a step up with the opponent and display.

Fury responded by saying: "Listen, you can't knock out what you can't hit". "We came here to get the rounds in with a tough man, quite durable". As the rounds progressed, Fury cranked up the pressure and began sitting down on his punches.

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