Deontay Wilder tells Tyson Fury: “There’s nowhere to run”
By Chris Williams: Deontay Wilder gave his first interview on Sunday since the pandemic started, and he’s looking forward to taking back his WBC heavyweight title from Tyson Fury in their trilogy match on July 24th in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Wilder (42-1-1, 41 KOs) says Fury will have “nowhere to run” when he gets him in the ring, and he wants to hurt him.
Some boxing fans believe Fury got cold feet at the thought of fighting Wilder again, so he skipped out without fulfilling his contractual rematch.
He’s contemplated disfiguring Fury, who he saw as showing cowardice with the way he tried to walk away from their contractual rematch to face Anthony Joshua for a bigger payday.
Wilder had to take it to arbitration to force Fury to fight him, so now he’s stuck.
Fury never offered to give Wilder a step aside, which is a move that will cost him plenty because he was supposed to get $80 million for the Joshua fight on August 14th.
If Fury loses to Wilder on July 24th, he’ll likely never see anywhere close to the $80M he would have gotten against Joshua.
Wilder wants to hurt Fury BAD
“My mentality is – you’ve been contemplating about hurting a person so bad, to the point you wanna disfigure him so his mother wouldn’t even know who he was. You wanna decapitate him in every way, like premeditated stuff,” said Wilder to 78SPORTSTV.
“Now that we have an ETA and location of where we’re about to go, it makes training much more intensified. Now it means something now. It’s for certain now.
“There’s nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. You got to go through me. I’m the hardest puncher in heavyweight history, and I’m going to continue to do that.
“I’m ready to get this title back,” said Wilder to 78SPORTSTV. “We were contractually obligated to have a fight. He [Fury] signed back to White paper.
“He gave his word. When you do all that, and we have the proof, you got to abide by that. You got to handle the business, and you can’t close the chapter without going through Deontay Wilder,” said Deontay.
Hopefully, Fury’s trainer waves the white flag of surrender to pull him out of the fight if he starts taking too much of a beating from Wilder.
The way that ‘The Bronze Bomber’ is looking in his video workouts with coach Malik Scott, he might put a hurting on Fury on July 24th.
Deontay says Fury showed cowardice
“Of course, I look at it as a coward way of trying to avoid me,” said Wilder about Fury trying to move on and face Anthony Joshua without fulfilling his contract with him. Jay Deas is still on the team.
“I have no doubts that he’s going to be a two-time heavyweight champion of the world,” said trainer Malik Scott about Wilder.
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