Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder weighed the heaviest of their careers before the trilogy showdown in Las Vegas.
Fury comes in with a huge weight advantage: he tips the scales at 277 pounds (125.65 kilograms), 18 kilograms heavier than Wilder. The WBC champion stood on the scale wearing a jersey and a chorus of boos as he exchanged verbal shots with the interrupters and the American.
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Wilder weighed in at 238 pounds (107.95 kilograms), the heaviest he has ever been, suggesting that he has worked to bulk up after being physically monstrous for Fury in his last fight.
“The weight just came up,” Wilder said after weighing himself.
“I wanted to look sexy, feel sexy, and I taste sexy too. I’m bench pressing over 350, so no matter what weight I’m on, I can lay on my back and lift it. So it’s none of that by rushing in and putting all this weight on me. “
“We have rejuvenated ourselves. We reinvent ourselves. Redemption is upon us. And I can’t wait to show the world what I am. I am reintroducing myself to the world as Deontay Wilder.”
Fury released the bird to members of the crowd during the event and issued a warning to Wilder’s wife, while denigrating his rival’s new coach.
Wilder’s old trainer, Mark Breland, was fired by the American for throwing in the towel in his last fight. Now he has joined forces with Malik Scott, who said this week that he will not throw in the towel for Wilder, even if he is suffering greatly.
Fury described Wilder’s new mentor as “a piece of shit that teaches another to fight.”
“He was complaining the last time he had a cracked skull and an injured arm. I can’t wait for Saturday night to come; I’m going to hurt him badly,” Fury said. “He’ll be unrecognizable after the fight. His pretty little wife down there. [Fury pointed to her] will not recognize it; Do not worry about that. I’ll send him home with his throat cut. “
Fury weighed in at 273 pounds (123 kg) for their 2020 rematch, Wilder weighed in at 231 pounds (105 kg), the heaviest of his career at the time.
“The bigger the better, the heavier, the stronger. He’s training with that weight, he’s developed,” said Fury’s coach, Sugar Hill Steward. Vegas Insider.
“It’s not that he’s just getting fat, he’s building muscle. Bigger, better, heavier, stronger.
This is everything you need to know about this heavyweight fight.
When is Fury vs Wilder 3?
The main undercard in pay-per-view will begin at noon (ADST) on Sunday, October 10. The main fight is expected to start around 3pm ADST, but could be extended depending on the flow of the night.
How can I watch Fury vs Wilder 3?
You can watch the fight on Kayo or at the Foxtel Main Event, for the price of $ 59.95. If you’re not currently locked up, any pub that generally shows the big fights is a good bet.
Why are they fighting again?
The first fight, in late 2018, was one of the most gripping fights in recent boxing history. A tie was scored, with one judge ruling the fight for each man and the third judging it 113-113. Despite being knocked down twice, Fury was adamant that he won the fight.
Fury and Wilder tie in heavyweight fight
He was proven right two years later in their rematch, when Wilder’s cornerbacks threw in the towel during the seventh round.
Although Fury had no interest in a third fight and instead set his sights on a unification bout with the reigning WBA (Super), IBF and WBO belts against Anthony Joshua, Wilder initiated a rematch clause in the contract. And after months of mediation, the fight was confirmed in July for this weekend.
Who will win?
Fury is the short favorite at $ 1.30, with Wilder a $ 3.30 outsider. With the first fight contentious and the second completely one-sided, it’s easy to see why.
Do Fury and Wilder dislike each other?
There is no shortage of bad blood between the two men, stemming from the initial fight in which they both believed they were victorious, until Wilder accused Fury of tampering with his gloves in the rematch.
“I go to the grave believing in what I believe. We can believe in what we want. But the eyes don’t lie. It made me hungrier than before,” he said on the pre-fight press day during the week.
Who else is fighting?
The main card features four fights, all of which are in the heavyweight class and are of the highest quality.
Efe Ajagba (15-0) will challenge Frank Sánchez (18-0) for the latter’s WBC Continental Americas and WBO-NABO heavyweight titles.
Robert Helenius (30-3) faces Adam Kownacki (20-1) again after The Nordic Nightmare handed the Pole his only professional loss a year ago
The young and promising American Jared Anderson (9-0) faces Vladimir Tereshkin (30-0-1).
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