Deontay Wilder beating Tyson Fury will ‘surprise’ the world, but NOT his camp, manager stresses

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Deontay Wilder defeating Tyson Fury in a trilogy fight would “ surprise ” the world, but NOT his camp, manager Shelly Finkel points out as he reveals Bronze Bomber is “ training harder ” than ever and ready to take the Gypsy King OFF in Las Vegas TO CLOSE

  • Deontay Wilder will fight Tyson Fury for the third time on July 24
  • The Gypsy King was set to face Anthony Joshua in a unification battle in August
  • However, he has been ordered by a referee to fight Wilder
  • Wilder’s camp expects him to ‘surprise’ the world and stop Fury in Las Vegas

Deontay Wilder’s camp expects the Bronze Bomber to ‘surprise’ the world and take out Tyson Fury in their trilogy battle.

Fury, who was all set to take on Anthony Joshua for the undisputed heavyweight championship this fall, was ordered by a referee to fight Wilder in a second rematch after stripping him of his WBC title last February.

The two heavyweight rivals are now ready for the third time at the new Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on July 24, putting a possible Battle of Britain between Fury and AJ on the back burner.

Shelly Finkel (left) backs Deontay Wilder to stop Tyson Fury in their July trilogy fight

Wilder wants to retaliate after his seventh-round TKO defeat to Fury in February 2020

Wilder wants to retaliate after his seventh-round TKO defeat to Fury in February 2020

Undefeated boxer Fury brutally stopped Wilder in the seventh round the last time they fought, but US manager Shelly Finkel has backed him up to defy the odds and get revenge in their third fight.

In an interview with Sky Sports, Finkel said, ‘He (Wilder) is absolutely capable. No excuses, he wasn’t the Deontay we know in that second fight and we’ll want to surprise the world.

“We’re not really surprised if it happens, but everyone else will and I honestly believe Deontay is going to stop him this time.”

Fury was set to fight Joshua in Saudi Arabia on August 14 because of all the heavyweight belts, but Wilder is now trying to hijack those plans and put himself in a position to challenge united champion AJ through the first defeat of the Gypsy King’s professional career. to inflict. .

Finkel added: ‘That would be the obvious next goal [undisputed fight with Joshua], but we can’t even think about that. We must fully concentrate on this struggle.

‘This is what’s there for him. This is what matters and this is Deontay’s goal. Nothing will be bigger than this, even if he went ahead and beat Joshua. This is the most important thing to him. ‘

Fury was set to fight Anthony Joshua but has been ordered to fight Wilder again

Fury was set to fight Anthony Joshua but has been ordered to fight Wilder again

Wilder teams up with new coach Malik Scott (right) and trains 'harder than ever before'

Wilder teams up with new coach Malik Scott (right) and trains ‘harder than ever before’

Wilder has not fought since his only career defeat to Fury in Las Vegas in February 2020, but is back in training with new coach Malik Scott and is ‘working harder’ than ever.

‘If he can’t beat Fury the way he’s planned now, then he just can’t beat the man, but I believe he will. I’ve seen things before, and I’ve seen the way it is now, ”Finkel said.

‘I also remember that he was only the underdog once and that was the first [Bermane] Stiverne fought, and he was disciplined and did what he had to do. I think he just believed there was no way Fury could beat him, and it upset his balance, I think that’s the best way to put it.

He had a lot of things to think about. I don’t think he should have told them. He did, he meant them, but now he’s more like, “Okay, now I just have to prove it. I can’t talk,” and that’s what he’s going to do. ‘

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