Deontay Wilder Called Tyson Fury’s Cheating Allegations “Narcissistic” | Boxing | sport
Former heavyweight boxer David Price has appealed to Deontay Wilder over the American’s cheating allegations against his next opponent Tyson Fury, whom he faces for the third time this weekend.
Wilder begins his third fight against Fury without a win against the Gypsy King, after a controversial split-draw decision settled their first fight, before the Englishman won in their second meeting thanks to a technical knockout in the seventh tower.
After his defeat in February 2020, the American was quick to accuse his heavyweight counterpart of cheating to secure his victory after claiming that Fury had tampered with his gloves and fought with his fists in a “bad way.” position “.
Wilder’s wacky claims later continued as he went on to claim that Fury had an “egg-sized object” in his gloves to give him an unfair advantage in Nevada.
Unsurprisingly, the Bronze Bomber cheats continued in the preparation to fight three as he said this week: “You think he’s not going to try to cheat this time? Oh, they’re thinking, they come up with a master plan.
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Price wasn’t the only big name in boxing to criticize Wilder’s pre-fight speech, as another Dillian Whyte heavyweight weighed in on his thoughts on gybes.
Whyte – who is hoping to be next in line to compete for the WBC title said: “It’s really interesting this time around because we don’t know where Wilder or Fury is at.
“You gave Fury the advantage, but a lot of things happened in the middle, like personal things. Wilder, we don’t know at all if he recovered because he did this crazy streak of He was acting like a fool.
“We don’t know exactly where they’re at. Smart Money would pick Fury to win again, but something in me says Wilder might surprise us.”
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As well as agreeing that Wilder’s comments were nasty, Price also shared a similar opinion on how the fight will play out.
Price said, “Wilder has the power to knock out Fury. It will always be there. But Fury is not the kind of fighter who will make the same mistake twice. His tactics in the second fight were perfect. He fought fire with fire.
“I think Fury is in his prime, he’s going to be in his prime, so I’m thinking of similar tactics to last time around.
“He just has to be careful with that right hand, with someone who has reflexes like Fury, as long as he stays on he can win the fight hands down again.”