Deontay Wilder Asserts the World Is In for a Shock on July 24th

Published 06/17/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 18: Deontay Wilder looks at the crowd and celebrates after knocking out Dominic Breazeale in the first round during their bout for Wilder’s WBC heavyweight championship at Barclays Center on May 18, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Anthony Geathers/Getty Images)


Among the many high-voltage boxing bouts aligned in 2021, the most astonishing contest on that list is between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury. The pair will go all out against each other on July 24th for the WBC heavyweight title. This third fight, between the most renowned heavyweight pugilists, has already sent shock waves in the fight world.

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Wilder, who suffered a vicious loss in the last fight, will walk in as an underdog. Despite that, he will have no qualms in stunning the world with a win.

Recently, in a chat with Sky Sports Boxing, he was asked whether Fury is in for a shock on July 24th. To which he said, “Not only is Fury in for a shock, but the whole world is. I’m looking forward to July 24th, to show the greatness of me.”

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Prior to facing Fury in 2020, Wilder enjoyed an exemplary boxing stint. In his last fight, ‘The Gypsy King’ put a minor fleck in Wilder’s resume by giving him his first career loss.

But taking that loss on his chin, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ has moved ahead to uncover an even more intimidating version. He hasn’t fought since that Tyson Fury rematch, but he has put himself in deep waters with his unusual and grilling workout regimes.

With that, the 35-year-old will look forward to employing his A-game once he takes up the ring space against Fury on July 24th.

Can Deontay Wilder reclaim his long-lost heavyweight throne?

Wilder is eager to regain his spot at the pinnacle of the big men’s division. But his pathway to achieve the same won’t be so easy as he’d face the much-improved Tyson Fury this time.

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BROOKLYN, NY – NOVEMBER 1: Deontay Wilder works out in preparation for his upcoming fight at the Deontay Wilder vs Bermane Stiverne Heavyweight Champiosnhip fight Media workout at Gleason’s Gym November 1, 2017 in Brooklyn, New YorkPhoto by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)

Despite that, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ will stay enthusiastic about putting on a show worth the wait.

The Fury vs Wilder trilogy has all the essential ingredients to stand tall on fan’s expectations. With that, the fans are desperate to see who among the two big men leaves the ring with the heavyweight strap on July 24. Wilder’s claims that he will shock the world will only intensify the boxing bout at the T-Mobile.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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