VIDEO: Tyson Fury Trains for Deontay Wilder with His WBC Belt-On

Published 07/03/2021, 6:30 AM EDT


As Deontay Wilder suffered a scratchy defeat in 2020, the WBC belt is now being held by Tyson Fury. While both men have remained inactive since that last meeting, ‘The Gypsy King’ is rightly touting his WBC championship status.

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That said, he was recently spotted training with the world title strapped around his waist. It could have been a subtle message sent to the former champion. However, Tyson Fury enjoyed the entire act as he continued his preparation to battle Wilder for one last time on July 24.

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Pro boxer Isaac Lowe filmed the entire thing and posted it on his social media story. The act may have also intensified the upcoming WBC fight and fueled ‘The Bronze Bomber’. While Deontay Wilder has all the reasons to re-capture his lost spot, Tyson Fury might not let him do so.

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Tyson Fury may not let the WBC bet slip

Following a win over Wilder last year, Fury earned the distinction of having held every world heavyweight championship in his pro career. However, he will want to hold them all at once. To do so, he must win his next fight and challenge the unified champion. As he is hungry to do so, Wilder will have to land a miracle to vanquish his opponent.

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The trilogy fight would also conclude the bad blood between Fury and Wilder. Although there’s still no love amongst the men, another in-ring scrap might change the odds. As ‘The Gypsy King’ is ahead of ‘The Bronze Bomber’ on the scoreboard, the rematch would either settle the score or see Tyson Fury depart as the ultimate winner.

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However, Wilder can still shock the world by landing an upset, which would eventually hamper an All-English clash between Fury and Joshua for the unified heavyweight belts.

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The situation leaves several possible options open for the vicious heavyweight division. Starting from rematches to brand new matchups, fans can expect a stacked heavyweight feast ahead. But the journey would begin with Fury vs Wilder 3.

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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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