Khabib Nurmagomedov Wishes Luck to Tyson Fury Ahead of Deontay Wilder Trilogy

Published 10/06/2021, 12:00 PM EDT


Tyson Fury is being touted as the favorite to win the upcoming WBC title defense against Deontay Wilder on October 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Vegas. In the last fight between the two, Fury performed admirably and won via a 7 round TKO.

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Now this time, Fury believes he can claim an even quicker win and has been confident throughout the build-up of the clash.

Despite Wilder’s mighty aura as the knockout artist, Tyson Fury seems unfazed. He appears to be relishing the moment, especially being the favorite in the mix. Now the ‘The Gypsy King’ has also earned support from former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.

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Post-retirement, Nurmagomedov is famous for shedding opinions on several scenarios surrounding the fight community. That said, the lightweight G.O.A.T wished luck to Tyson Fury on social media.

Recently Khabib Nurmagomedov had met with soccer elite Cristiano Ronaldo. As the two posted pictures of their interaction, Tyson Fury took to social media and wrote, “Legendary link up”. In response, he received support from Khabib Nurmagomedov. The UFC star wrote, “Good luck this weekend.”

Tyson Fury is just a few days away from meeting Deontay Wilder in-ring. The WBC title fight will resurrect the heavyweight division inflow, determining the possibilities of a four-belt unification bout ahead. Thus, apart from being a heated rivalry between two of the best, Fury vs Wilder 3 has much more value to it.

Akin to Fury, even Wilder isn’t lacking confidence in his side. After joining hands with Malik Scott, the former champion seems to have regained his lost charm. Hence, we might see the elite knockout artist at his best during the fight.

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3- The world will be watching

Following two blockbuster fights, this third fight has the potential of shattering all the box office records from the past. There’s no denying the entire world will tune in to see the end of a modern-age heavyweight classic.

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Fury vs Wilder will go down as an epic trilogy tale in the sport’s history. Currently, the score shows Fury to have a lead of 1-0. Therefore, the third fight will be important for both boxers as they would want to end the trilogy on top.

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)

No man can afford to lose the fight, which further intensifies the collision. After all the bold claims, the in-ring display of action will relinquish all the doubts. Amid all the drama, the fight is grabbing attention from other sports athletes. And it reflects the massive caliber that the heavyweight trilogy holds.

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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. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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