Deontay Wilder Craves Revenge: “I’ve Never Seen Him Want to Dismantle Another Man So Bad”

Published 08/12/2021, 8:55 AM EDT
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)


The remainder of 2021 will host some of the most iconic boxing events which will unquestionably go down in the history books. In that elite list, the trilogy between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury tops the fan charts, and it is the biggest heavyweight title collision of this year.

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The fight between these two was originally set for July 24. But the British boxer tested positive for Covid-19, resulting in this contest getting pushed to October 9 instead.

Wilder was eager to immerse himself in this battle on its set date itself. However, he will have to wait for just under two months to get his wish.

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Recently, his newly looped-in trainer, Malik Scott, detailed Wilder’s anticipation for this epic clash.

“1) I’m training him now. 2) I’ve never seen him this hungry before, I’ve never seen him this receptive for the craft. And I’ve never seen him want to dismantle another man so bad,” he said, per Michael Benson’s tweet.

Wilder and Fury have met each other twice inside the boxing ring. The first time they contended with each other was in 2018. Both the hard hitters traded significant blows, but their contest dreadfully ended with a draw. As this unfinished business had to get settled, the duo fought each other once again in February 2020.

This time, it was all about ‘The Gypsy King’ battering the scary Wilder. He only inched ahead with his shots, thus stunning the Alabama native. Continuing his assault, Fury finally finished Wilder in round 7 of the fight.

Can Deontay Wilder reclaim his throne?

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Ever since he capitulated to that loss to Tyson Fury, the ex-champ stayed keen on booking a trilogy to settle his scores.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 18: Deontay Wilder celebrates after knocking out Dominic Breazeale in the first round during their bout for Wilder’s WBC heavyweight title at Barclays Center on May 18, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Now that he’s finally in for this fight, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ would look to make the most out of this opportunity. Also, over the past few months, he’s shown tremendous improvements in his workouts. Hence, once he takes up the ring space on October 9, he will look forward to employing it all in one go.

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The world will be glued to its TV screens to see who among the two comes out on top and becomes the king of the heavyweights.

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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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