Tyson Fury says he’s sending Deontay Wilder into retirement

By Boxing News - 09/24/2021 - Comments

By Jeff Aronow: Tyson Fury says he’s going to be putting the final nail in the coffin of Deontay Wilder’s career on October 9th when he gives him a good thrashing in their trilogy fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) will be defending his WBC heavyweight title after a year and a half outside of the ring since his victory against Wilder (42-1-1, 41 KOs) in February of last year.

Tyson, 33, maintains that he didn’t do anything special in this training camp for this third fight with Wilder. He says he’s weighing 270 lbs, and he could come in on three days’ notice and still destroyed Wilder.

Although Fury recently rated Wilder at #2 in the heavyweight division, he views him as a “bum” and he’s not impressed with his talent.

The excuses that Wilder gave after his loss to Fury last year have created a lot of bad blood.

It wasn’t what Fury had expected from Wilder after the victory, and it surprised him to hear all the different excuses the American came up with rationalize what happened to him.

Fury vows to retire Wilder

“I didn’t take any extra time to prepare. Why do I need to prepare for a bum like Deontay Wilder anyway?” said Fury to Boxing With Chris Mannix.

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“I could fight him on three days’ notice at f***ing 400lbs and still knock the p***y out. Excuse maker, piece of s***, that’s what Wilder is.

“I’d hate to be Deontay Wilder right now. He’s mentally unstable, and when I put that final nail in his coffin, it’s retirement – bye-bye b**** Wilder. He used to be a gladiator.

“He met the old, fat ‘Gypsy King’ – knocked him spark out in seven rounds. It was the most one-sided fight in heavyweight history.

“This time, please check my gloves for knuckle dusters and knives before the fight because I have a terrible tendency of sticking two dusters on each hand before fights.

“I heard I had egg weights and I took my fist out of my gloves during the fight and somehow managed to get it back in without anybody noticing.

“I’m not sure if that’s possible unless you’re Houdini. If you can put a one-sided beat down on a champion like I did, then you must be Houdini.

“My mindset is to knock him out. I’m as fit as a fiddle, I’m 270 lbs, I’m 6’9″ and I can fight all day,” said Fury.

If Fury beats Wilder as he did a year ago, he might succeed in sending the American into retirement. Wilder might choose to fight on afterward, but mentally it might finish him as a major player in the division.

Tyson willing to do anything to beat Deontay

“He thought he was going to fight someone that was going to move all around the ring and get a points decision in America,” said Fury.

“We know that’s not possible, do we? When you’re a foreign fighter fighting overseas and you’re fighting their champion, you’ve got to put a beat down on them because if you don’t, you’re going home with an L on your record or you’re giving them a chance to give you an L.

“I don’t want to do chances because I don’t want to lose and I fight hard to win. I’ve had a long career and I’m undefeated and losing to me is not an option.

“So whatever it takes to beat Wilder in three weeks’ time, the mindset is to destroy him and smash him to pieces even worse than I did the last time.

“To give him a one-sided beat down like that where he wasn’t even involved in the fight, he didn’t land hardly any punches in the seven rounds, he didn’t think that was possible. So he has to make an excuse in his own weak mind why that happened,” said Fury about Wilder.

Team Wilder is likely going to make sure that Fury’s gloves are expected and his hand wraps checked out to make sure there’s nothing in there.