Deontay Wilder Confronts Tyson Fury In Belfast, Real Or Fake?

Tyson Fury

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder crashed Tyson Fury's weigh-in Friday in Northern Ireland.

The seed has well and truly been planted, ladies and gentlemen. Fury (26-0, 19 KOs) was being measured ahead of Saturday's fight against Francesco Pianeta.

Following the weigh-in, Wilder and Fury clashed outside, with the two fighters separated by security.

Having already made his presence known by engaging in a shouting match with Fury's dad John, Wilder then took aim at the boxer following the event.

Fury weighed in at 258lbs, some 18lbs lower than he was for his fight with Sefer Seferi in June.

Pianeta weighed in at 18st 2lbs ahead of the fight, which is on the same bill as Carl Frampton's bout with Australia's Luke Jackson, who fight for the former's interim WBO featherweight title.

But Wilder confirmed to BBC Sport that, 'Fury has to win tomorrow night and look good, ' but also that, 'the fight definitely will happen'.

It's a mystery to me how Deontay Wilder hasn't become more famous outside the ring.

The unbeaten 32-year-old was shouting his trademark "BombZquad" war cry at the weigh-in, which John Fury took exception to.

"Bomb Squad" is a catchphrase associated with Wilder, and is derived from his "Bronze Bomber" nickname. Wilder will be ringside for the fight, and a November bout between him and Fury is expected to be announced immediately afterward.

Who do you have winning this dream matchup: Fury or Wilder?

It's been rumoured a showdown in Vegas towards the end of the year could be on the cards.



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