Deontay Wilder Reveals Why Tyson Fury Calls Him the ‘Most Dangerous’ Heavyweight

Published 10/05/2021, 8:14 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 21: Deontay Wilder weighs in against Tyson Fury during their official weigh-in at MGM Grand Garden Arena on February 21, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


Deontay Wilder may have lost his world title to Tyson Fury in 2020. Despite losing, he provided a taste of his power to ‘The Gypsy King’ in the past two encounters. Having secured two knockdowns over Fury in the first fight, Wilder knows he has what it takes to shock ‘The Gypsy King’ on October 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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However, Tyson Fury’s last win over ‘The Bronze Bomber’ reflects him as the favorite. That said, Fury has unleashed several verbal slurs on Wilder for the past few months, but he has also admitted that Wilder is the ‘most dangerous’ heavyweight out there.

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Deontay Wilder has now reacted to it in an interaction with BT Sport. Looking extremely confident, Wilder revealed why he was superior to Tyson Fury.

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“Well I’ve already knocked him out once before. I’m sure he replays that in his head over and over. That’s why he’s so brave to say I’m the most dangerous. I am, it’s true facts,” said Deontay Wilder. (H/T:- Michael Benson)

‘The Bronze Bomber’ has referred to round 12 of the 2018 clash where he sent ‘The Gypsy King’ down to the canvas. Can he do it again this week?

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 – The heavyweight thriller

Unlike the past two encounters, the third fight will see Wilder enter with a new corner team. He is no longer with Mark Breland and has hired former opponent, Malik Scott, as his trainer. The pair has already sent shock waves in the combat world with their bold predictions of Fury vs Wilder 3. Per Scott and Wilder, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ will appear in his best version in the fight night.

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NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 02: WBC Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and Lineal Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury face-off during the New York Press Conference at Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum on October 2, 2018 in New York City. Wilder and Fury are set to fight on December 1 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

They have warned Tyson Fury about bringing in some major consequences which didn’t intimidate the champion. However, Fury remains confident, as he believes Wilder can never beat him.

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It is to be noted that he is remaining confident, but is not venturing into the overconfident territory by dismissing the dangerous Wilder completely. This will be reassuring for his fans ahead of this ultimate heavyweight thriller.

Who takes the final win? Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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