WATCH: Deontay Wilder Crushes 350 LB Bench Press – Increases Strength for Tyson Fury Trilogy

Published 08/31/2021, 10:26 AM EDT


Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury III is set for Saturday, 9 October. The fight is one of the most highly awaited events of the year. The trilogy fight will finally end the debate of who the better fighter is.

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After a lot of complications leading up to the date and the announcement of the fight, the fight will take place on October 9. The two heavyweights will fight for The WBC and The Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

Deontay ‘The Bronze Bomber’ Wilder will look to avenge the loss he suffered in February last year as Fury dispatched the former champion with relative ease. In the buildup to this fight, Deontay Wilder has been working on his strength and agility.

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In a video uploaded on YouTube, Deontay Wilder shows his fans his increased strength. Wilder starts the video off by casually bench pressing 310 pounds as a warmup. He keeps increasing the weight by increments of five pounds till he maxes out at a staggering 350 pounds.

Wilder is looking in great shape, lifting heavier and looking faster on his feet. Tyson ‘The Gypsy King’ Fury, on the other hand, has faced quite a lot of problems of his own. From recovering from Covid to the complicated birth of his daughter.

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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder III – George Foreman predicts:

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Two-time Heavyweight World champion and Olympic gold medallist George Foreman gives his thoughts on the trilogy fight. Foreman tweeted out saying, “The next they meet should be best ever; I think they both have surprises left in the bag. You can pick’m. Wilder/Fury a great fight coming.”

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The fight billed as Once and For all will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada. Tyson Fury would want to replicate his performance from the last fight. Depriving Wilder of any space to free his arms and using his big frame and weight to push up against Wilder and roughhouse him.

The tactic paid off last time with Wilder looking lost inside the ring for the first time in 40 matches. The undefeated American fighter was delivered his first loss at the hands of the Brit. On October 9, who do you think will get their hand raised?

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Combat Sports Author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in English Literature. Allan is a semi-professional football player for Diego Juniors FC.

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