Deontay Wilder Trainer: Who Is Training Him for Tyson Fury Trilogy?

Published 10/02/2021, 9:58 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 15: Deontay Wilder declines to speak during the press conference with Tyson Fury at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live on June 15, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)


Deontay Wilder, one of the biggest names in the boxing universe, is known for his unreal power. However, his intimidating stint got derailed in 2020, when he faced Tyson Fury in a rematch.

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The Brit went all out against Wilder and he battered him. As a result, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ suffered his very first pro-boxing loss. Following that match, Wilder parted ways with Mark Breland and roped in a new trainer to prepare for this iconic fight.

Malik Scott is his new trainer. Over the past few months, Scott has been in the limelight for obvious reasons.

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Malik Scott has spent a substantial amount of time polishing the Alabama native up. The duo has been making statements over the past few months and they have released several videos of their training sessions.

In these videos, Wilder looks like a changed fighter. Hence, Malik Scott is definitely the one to be credited for the same. However, all of his prowess will be put to test on October 9.

Deontay Wilder is all set to do something special

Deontay Wilder has promised a knockout finish for this fight. Many fans would believe him because he’s done the same throughout his career. However, the only man he has failed to finish is Tyson Fury.

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LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 03: Professional boxers Deontay Wilder (L) and Tyson Fury butt heads onstage during their press conference to promote their upcoming December 1, 2018 fight in Los Angeles at The Novo by Microsoft on October 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Fury is a different fighter altogether, and just like his first two fights, he will look for multiple ways to counterattack Wilder.

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As both the fighters are in their prime, this fight between the duo will settle the debate on who is the best heavyweight at present.

It will be intriguing to see how Wilder presents his new version in front of everyone. Who will you be rooting for in this fight?

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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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