Deontay Wilder Shows His Blood-Stained Shoes to Warn Tyson Fury

Published 07/07/2021, 4:30 PM 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)


Despite the underdog status, Deontay Wilder seems to possess sheer self-belief about vanquishing Tyson Fury for the WBC world title when they collide in a trilogy bout on July 24. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ may not want to score an easy win and has expressed that he intends to hurt Fury in the ring. Well, that is not news to the American boxer’s fans.

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In the past, Wilder had vowed to add a body to his record, which caused widespread resentment amongst fans. Although he hasn’t said a similar thing for Fury, Wilder’s goal may remain the same. Ahead of the big return, he posted a picture on social media and shocked several fans. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ revealed blood-stains on his shoes to reflect the intensity of his ongoing sessions.

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He wrote in the caption, “16 rds it went down. What’s understood don’t have to be explained.”

After the scratchy defeat against Tyson Fury in 2020, Wilder took more than a year to come out of silence. While many had predicted that he would retire, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ is back at the championship ride.

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Although Deontay Wilder remains an A-lister, he is yet to attain a similar position with Tyson Fury on fantasy debates. Hence, the trilogy bout would mean a lot for the Alabama native.

Can Deontay Wilder vanquish Tyson Fury?

If we look back at the first fight in 2018, Wilder actually seems to have some chances in his corner, as he knocked Fury down. However, it caused little damage as Fury got back to his feet. Nevertheless, the punch showed the world that Wilder has the power to sun Fury. However, he will have to execute his shots well.

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Tyson Fury has developed a lot since the fight against Wilder in 2018. Fans saw the effects in his latest win for the WBC strap. Meanwhile, ‘The Gypsy King’ was already undergoing an active camp when Wilder demanded the trilogy contest. So it wouldn’t be a walk in the park for the former WBC champion.

What do you think? Can Wilder vanquish Fury?

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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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