WATCH: Tyson Fury Gets Customized Nike Sneakers for Deontay Wilder Trilogy

Published 10/06/2021, 8:00 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 15: Tyson Fury speaks at the press conference with Deontay Wilder at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live on June 15, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)


The stage is set for the elite trilogy between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury. Until now, 2021 has witnessed some blistering boxing events, but nothing comes close to this iconic slugfest that is slated to go on floors on October 9.

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This fight is not just important for the sport, but also for Wilder and Fury whose careers rely entirely on this bout. That said, both the technicians are in their primes and they’re eager to roar against each other.

Days before the fight, Fury received a special gift. Nike sent customized sneakers to ‘The Gypsy King’ along with his images, boxing title name, and award name printed on it.

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As the pair of sneakers caught everyone’s eye on social media, fans poured in their reactions for the same.

‘The Gypsy King’ will be an obvious favorite for his first title defense. This will be due to the beating he put on Deontay Wilder the last time. He will look to live up to this tag, make his first title defense, and break in the new sneakers in style at the T-Mobile Arena.

Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder – A fiery war

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Fans are well acquainted with Wilder and Fury’s rivalry that has kept on growing for the past 3-4 years. Moreover, their added rift hypes up their third tussle for obvious reasons.

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)

Both Fury and Wilder will go all out against each other. While the former will seek to go 2-0 and prove that the second fight was no fluke, the latter needs to win, or else his excuses from February 2020 will haunt him as he moves ahead.

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That being said, the entire fight fraternity will be eager to see the outcome of this fiery war. Who do you think will win? What do you make of Fury’s new shoes?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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