Tyson Fury sets up Deontay Wilder fight after winning second comeback bout

Tyson Fury sets up Deontay Wilder fight after winning second comeback bout

Tyson Fury sets up Deontay Wilder fight after winning second comeback bout

Tyson Fury continued his comeback with a comfortable points victory over Francesco Pianeta to set up a world title fight against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. The 30-year-old Fury, who dominated future Hall of Famer Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to win three belts in an upset unanimous decision before taking two years off to battle drug addiction and depression, is a heavy favorite, and is expected to win easily.

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Fury (26-0) and Wilder then came face to face in the lobby of Europa Hotel in Belfast, shouting at one another in the centre of a huddle surrounded by reporters.

The first fight of his return was an nearly comical bout against Albanian cruiserweight Sefer Seferi in June, which ended after the fourth round when Fury's opponent quit.

After Wilder hit out at Anthony Joshua's relationship with his promoter by saying that "Eddie Hearn is just another white man milking a black man", Saunders accused the WBC heavyweight champion of being racist.

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"Joshua's old news. The new kid in town is Fury".

Studio coverage of SHOWTIME BOXING INTERNATIONAL from NY begins at 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT with host Brian Custer and Hall of Fame analyst Steve Farhood providing pre-and post-fight analysis.

A Las Vegas showdown in November/December has been mentioned.

"They called, I answered".

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