Fury: Joshua Took My Belts Out Of The Garbage

Ruben Hill
December 4, 2018

Fury fights his most explosive opponent just 14 rounds into a comeback that follows an absence of more than two-and-a-half years, and he also represents Wilder's most hard challenger.

The 30-year-old is in incredible shape, and if he can recapture the form of three years ago, then he has a cracking chance of usurping Wilder, with supporters arguing that his superior boxing skills will be too much for gunslinging Wilder, whose unpredictable style may haunt him this weekend in Los Angeles.

"The promotion has been awesome and I thank God for Tyson Fury because I have had to promote all of my old opponents".

The American is known for his ferocious power, boasting a 98% knockout ratio, and that is where punters are placing their money ahead of fight night as he faces fellow unbeaten heavyweight Fury, whose knockout record is significantly weaker at 70%. They know it was not weakness; they just needed something to say. That's the one I'm taking home.

While it's Wilder who edges it in the outright betting, 4/6 to Fury's 5/4 price with Betfred, there's no doubting that Fury's transformation has been simply staggering, from both a mental and physical perspective. "I beat (Luis) Ortiz after the worst camp of my life". "I want you to witness greatness".

Those 14 rounds against Sefer Seferi and Francesco Pianeta may also have done little to shift the ring-rust Fury would have accumulated since defeating Klitschko three years ago this week and Warren, his experienced promoter, said: "The only question is if Tyson has it in him to do what he did in the past".

Fury fears that if they are put in close contact again punches will be thrown and their mega-millions fight will be called off. "You can only knock out who's in front of you but if you're matched easily you get to 100-0". People don't like winners, they get exhausted of them.

To the neutral observer, the WBC heavyweight champion cut an unsettled figure, and the 30-year-old Fury departed convinced he had succeeded in unnerving his opponent, even insisting Wilder had deliberately attempted to jeopardise their fight. But if he beats me, he can become number one.

"The only one I'm missing is the green one, which I'm gonna get on December the 1st", Fury said. "Let's see how he likes it if he starts putting it on him". "It only takes one Wilder punch to knock him out".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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