VIDEO: Deontay Wilder Gives Tyson Fury a Long Cold Stare in Press Conference

Published 06/15/2021, 6:27 PM EDT


Deontay Wilder finally seems to have received his moment of redemption. He is just over a month away from having one last run against Tyson Fury for the WBC heavyweight belt. Although Wilder spoke very little in the recent press conference, he made his intentions quite clear.

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The former world champion has vowed to come for ‘blood’ and won’t hesitate to make it dirty with ‘The Gypsy King’ on July 24. Per his new trainer Malik Scott, Wilder is prepared for the fight and can rightly become the 2x heavyweight world champion. As all these emotions flew by the press conference, ‘The Bronze Bomber’ seemingly spoke with his eyes.

Fury and Wilder shared a long and silent stare-down. This was a stark contrast to their brash trash-talking personas.

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Malik Scott tried to intensify the moment. He constantly shouted “2 time”, when Fury and Wilder shared the face-off.

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As they are ready to meet in an epic trilogy, the scoreboard would either get equal or Tyson Fury will walk off as the winner. Furthermore, the fight also has sheer importance in the current championship ride as the result would outline several blockbuster matchups. So, it is rightly garnering attention from the entire combat community.

Can Deontay Wilder shock the world?

Boasting off one of the best resumes in the division, Wilder has the power to dismantle any human being with his punches. However, Tyson Fury is way too tactical inside the squared circle. The Britisher openly exposed Wilder in their second meeting, which ended in a seventh-round KO. But Deontay Wilder has had some success in the first fight.

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He scored a highlight reel knockdown in the 12 round of their original clash, which became immortal in the sport’s history. Although ‘The Gypsy King’ could get up and continue, Wilder can use it as a blueprint to shock the world and land an upset in the trilogy.

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Do you see ‘The Bronze Bomber’ leaving Las Vegas as the new WBC heavyweight champion?

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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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