In the Tyson Fury trilogy battle, Deontay Wilder is expected to return with “a deep fury.”
After securing an unexpected trilogy match, the former WBC champion is expected to bounce back in style.
Deontay Wilder has already upset the applecart by snatching the heavyweight belt from Tyson Fury and forcing a trilogy bout. And now, with a massive chip on his shoulder, the former WBC champion is ready to make a comeback.
Claressa Shields, a multi-weight women’s boxing world champion and close friend of Wilder, expressed her thoughts on his unexpected re-emergence as a challenger to Fury’s WBC belt following an arbitration court judgment last week.
On August 14, Fury was supposed to fight Anthony Joshua in a heavyweight title unification showdown in Saudi Arabia.
The WBC ordered Fury vs Wilder 3 to take place this summer after hearing that Wilder’s plea for a trilogy fight with Fury had been upheld by an independent arbitration panel.
And, with Fury’s signing of his half of the fight deal over the weekend, the bout is now set to take place on July 24 in Las Vegas.
Shields, a pound-for-pound women’s boxing champion, told The Mac Life that Wilder couldn’t be blamed for wanting to reclaim the title, and that the two previous fights between the two had raised enough concerns to justify a third battle.
“With the whole sham and everything going on, I don’t think anyone can blame Deontay Wilder for wanting the trilogy,” she remarked.
“It can’t be. Because Deontay Wilder, in my perspective, won the first bout that was a draw.
“Tyson Fury was dropped twice by him. I was present at the event. Because I’m a calculated boxer, there were times when Tyson Fury threw four punches and Deontay Wilder threw three. How are you going to figure out who won the f****** round?! Seriously!
“As a result, I wasn’t upset when the battle ended in a tie.
“However, when you consider all of the close rounds and the fact that Deontay Wilder knocked him down twice, the fight, in my opinion, belongs to Deontay Wilder.”
Wilder is expected to return with a major chip on his shoulder, according to Shields, as he seeks vengeance for Fury’s seventh-round TKO victory in their second meeting.
“For whatever reason, Tyson Fury completely demolished Deontay Wilder in the second fight.”Brinkwire Summary News”.