Fury out to reclaim The Ring & Lineal titles


WBC, The Ring & Lineal Heavyweight World Titles Fight

Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury    

Professional Boxing Match

MGM Grand Garden Arena 
Paradise, Nevada, USA
Saturday, 22 February 2020
 
All eyes will be on Tyson Fury as he looks to reclaim his The Ring and Lineal heavyweight world titles when he faces WBC champion Deontay Wilder on Saturday.
 
Tyson Fury with Deontay Wilder
 
The first fight ended in a controversial split draw with scorecards at 115-111 for Wilder, 114-112) for Fury and 113-113 in December 2018.
 
Fury has since defeated German fighter Tom Schwarz and Swedish boxer Otto Wallin as he prepares for his fight with Wilder.

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Meanwhile, Wilder is keen to successfully defend his title for the 11th time including the draw against Fury. 
 
The American fighter is coming into the rematch ranked as the world's second-best active heavyweight by BoxRec, The Ring Magazine and Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.
 
Deontay Wilder in action.
 
Wilder's knockout-to-win ratio stands at 98% with 20 knockouts in the first round making a dangerous opponent.
 
Wilder is oozing with confidence ahead of the rematch as he insists that he went into the first match at 50%.

“In that first fight I was probably 50 per cent or less. I’ve spoken before about my broken hand, but I also didn’t fight like I normally do. I did a lot of things I don’t normally do," Wilder said on The Sun.

“When I look back at that fight, me and my trainer Jay Deas were talking about it and I can pinpoint things and say ‘why did I do that?’.

“I know why I did it, moving forward with my gloves high, swinging with no hope, just doing certain things because of the excitement of the fight."

The winner between Wilder and Fury is expected to challenge two-time unified heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua. 
 

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Published: 02/18/2020