Tyson Fury calls opponent ‘weak’ while Deontay Wilder repeats cheating allegations | Tyson Fury
His name is Tyson Fury Deontay Wilder “Weak” before a heated argument broke out between the heavyweights at the last press conference before the fight, which led to the cancellation of the traditional.
Fury defends his WBC title on Saturday against defeated fighter To become a champion, and the outcome of that showdown 20 months ago—and Wilder’s unfounded allegations of cheating—was the catalyst for a heated feud.
Wilder had earlier doubled down on his assertion that Fury only won in their second fight due to deceitful tactics and said, “I don’t regret it, I’m going to my grave believing what I believe.”
But in his closing remarks, Fury asked why Wilder brought in new coach Malik Scott and overhauled his preparations for Saturday’s game.
“I ask the question, if I win only because I cheated, what’s the point of changing everything and doing all that other work?” Anger said. “Deep in his soul, he knows he has lost and will lose again. After this fight, he will return to work at the fast food chain he worked for earlier in his career. It is retirement for him.
“You are in denial and you are fired. Do yourself a favor and retire, your inheritance in parts, all excuses, you have been destroyed. No one even believes you, everyone laughs at you. You are a weak man.”
Wilder responded that he saw “nervous energy” from his opponent, but with tensions nearing boiling point, Fury co-founder Bob Arum decided the press conference wouldn’t end at the usual start.
The first fight between the two in December 2018 It ended in a controversial draw Before Fury won the comeback contest, he surprised many observers by taking the attack to Wilder and stopping him in the seventh round.
It was the first defeat in Wilder’s professional career of 44 fights, but Alabaman made a series of strange excuses in the aftermath, from Weight of the circular walking uniform Drain his legs for “cheating” cheating.
Wilder coach Mark Berland was fired as a penalty for throwing the towel against Fury, meaning former heavyweight Scott, who was knocked out in the first round by Wilder in March 2014, was brought into the team.
Wearing a red tracksuit on Wednesday, Wilder said, “I know things to be exact, and I have assertiveness and clarity in a lot of things. It made me better as a man and as a fighter. It made me hungrier than before.”
“I’m not going to get it back, I needed it, it was a blessing in disguise. I’m ready to go now. I’ve devoted myself and my time and reinvented my body, me and my team. I’m ready to reintroduce myself to the world. There is no pressure on me. When you have nothing to lose there is no No pressure at all. All the pressure on him. There is nothing to lose and everything to gain.
“Get yourself ready on the battlefield and prepare for war because this is going to be a great battle. You see, I am wearing my red clothes so I want to be tempted by blood and I am looking forward to it.”
The undefeated Fury, who chose to stand up throughout the press conference, had a grim look when asked to respond to Wilder’s remarks.
“I don’t care because it’s clearly coming from a sick person. He accused me of everything: his team, his coach, the suit, the injuries, the Nevada State Athletic Commission, the verdict,” Fury said.
“If he had come up with one of those excuses, he would have been believed but not 50 of them. He could believe whatever he wanted, what he tells me is that he is a weak person I will fire him on Saturday night.”