Jorge Masvidal Makes His Pick for Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3

Published 07/30/2021, 6:30 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Jorge Masvidal of the United States fights against Nate Diaz (not pictured) of the United States in the Welterweight “BMF” championship bout during UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)


Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder’s magnetic trilogy will take place on October 9th. Earlier, this contest was all set to conclude on July 24th. However, as the British boxer and a few members of his team tested positive for Covid-19, the organizers moved this bout to a later date.

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As Fury has recovered, he’s now eagerly waiting for a chance to prove his worth yet again by vanquishing Wilder one last time. Just like Fury, there are countless fans and fighters from boxing and MMA who are desperate to see this encounter.

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Recently, one of UFC’s most elite stars and the ‘BMF’ champ, Jorge Masvidal, picked his favorite from this stupendous clash. A fan asked him on Twitter about his prediction for this fight. As ‘Gamebred’ saw the tweet, he replied, “Fury but gonna be a better fight.”

Fury and Wilder have met each other inside the squared circle twice. Their first bout came to fruition in 2018, wherein both of them put on their finest game plans to the test, thus trading some exemplary punches. However, this bout ended with a draw, resulting in a rematch.

That said, the pair again locked horns with each other in a massive rematch in 2020. In this fight, ‘The Gypsy King’ turned the tables by giving the Alabama native the beating of his life. With his staggering assault, Fury claimed a gratifying T/KO win that left Wilder absolutely astonished.

Can Tyson Fury once again pull off a thriller against Deontay Wilder?

Tyson Fury ranks among the smartest boxers at present and with his high fight IQ, he has stayed undefeated until now. Citing that, it won’t be easy for Wilder to decode Fury’s style of fighting.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 22: Tyson Fury knocks down Deontay Wilder in the fifth round during their Heavyweight bout for Wilder’s WBC and Fury’s lineal heavyweight title on February 22, 2020 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

This is because in this trilogy bout too, ‘The Gypsy King’ will come in with a stern game plan. Fans will expect it to be an upgrade from the February 2020 fight.

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That said, the world will have its attention keenly set on this bout as everyone will be eager to see how Fury presents himself. He has every skill set in the bag to smother Wilder and it’ll be intriguing to see how he does the same this time.

Per Masvidal’s tweet though, he certainly believes Wilder will push Fury a bit more in October. What do you think?

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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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