VIDEO: Deontay Wilder Continues Intense Training Despite Tyson Fury Fight Postponement

Published 07/17/2021, 7:30 AM EDT
SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 05: WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder works out for the media at Churchill Boxing Club on November 05, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)


There’s no stopping for the former WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who seems prepared to go to war against Tyson Fury in their third meeting in October. While the fight was initially scheduled to happen on July 24, a covid-positive report from Fury’s camp has derailed the entire event.

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However, Wilder seems unbothered and is using these extra days to hone his skills. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ and his new trainer Malik Scott have constantly claimed that they see a KO win coming in their favor. Meanwhile, a few of Scott’s social media posts seem to reflect that mindset.

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Following several clips of Wilder’s training, Scott posted a new one that showed the ex-champion working on his body movement. He threw powerful jabs and displayed sharp footwork in the video.

In the caption, Scott wrote, “Desire increases when fulfillment is postponed. Now let’s try this again, see y’all October 9.”

While Tyson Fury is reportedly recovering from the deadly Coronavirus, Wilder is adding more weapons to his arsenal. Hence, Fury’s minor setback seems to be a blessing in disguise for ‘The Bronze Bomber’.

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Nevertheless, given his track record in his career and this feud, Tyson Fury will be the favorite. However, as all it takes is one good shot, Wilder will have his fair share of chances. He is certainly putting in the work to be in a prime position to land that one shot.

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As of now, T-Mobile Arena will host the fight on October 9. The alluring main event will be a stop to the undisputed fight. Before the confirmation of Fury vs Wilder 3, Tyson Fury was set to face unified titlist, Anthony Joshua, for an undisputed fight. However, Wider stepped up to earn his shot at Tyson Fury

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LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 01: Deontay Wilder punches Tyson Fury in the fifth round, fighting to a draw during the WBC Heavyweight Championship at Staples Center on December 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The winner of the fight can expect to compete for all four belts soon. Hence, the heavyweight blockbuster will have its relevancy even in the fight’s aftermath. This makes it a must-win career-defining bout for both parties.

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Who do you see winning the trilogy? 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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