“I’m Going to Cheat Again” – Tyson Fury Takes a Jibe at Deontay Wilder

Published 10/06/2021, 9:02 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – FEBRUARY 21: Tyson Fury yells at Deontay Wilder as the two were kept apart from facing off during todays weigh-in at MGM Grand Hotel Friday February 21, 2020. Tyson Fury will be fighting Deontay Wilder for the second time Saturday for the world heavyweight championship Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by MB Media/Getty Images)


The enigmatic trilogy between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury is inching closer with time. Hence, the trash talks between the heavyweights have increased over the past few days. Ahead of the collision, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ feels Fury will cheat on October 9.

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Tyson Fury, in his recent interaction with Ariel Helwani, responded to Deontay Wilder’s comments. He said, ‘‘You know what, I’m gonna cheat again because I’m going to smash his face in. So according to him, that’s cheating because he’s not supposed to lose. Well, unfortunately, I’m going to cheat again. I’m going to kick his a**.” 

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When Wilder accused Fury of cheating last year, he faced an immense backlash from fans and fighters around the globe. Many felt the ex-champ just came up with excuses to cover up his defeat.

Wilder not only accused Fury of cheating, but he asserted that his heavy walkout costume and supposedly spiked water played a role during the fight.

Hence, it is up to him now to ensure that he beats Wilder, or else the memory of the comments will provoke fans to troll him.

Is Deontay Wilder in jeopardy against Tyson Fury?

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Fury gave his absolute best in the rematch against Wilder and won the fight via T/KO in round 7. He didn’t let ‘The Bronze Bomber’ get into the fight for even a single second.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 22: Referee Kenny Bayless sends Deontay Wilder to his corner during the Heavyweight bout for Wilder’s WBC and Fury’s lineal heavyweight title against Tyson Fury on February 22, 2020 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

On October 9, too, Fury will look to press Wilder with his staggering approach once again. However, this time he’ll face a polished Wilder who’s adopted some new skills to outclass Fury.

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That being said, it will be up to the challenger to show implement his new techniques. Should he fail to do so, he will be a sitting duck and in serious jeopardy of another loss. Who will you be rooting for in this bout?

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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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