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Tyson Fury: In Rematch, Either Me or Wilder Will Get Knocked Out!

By Aaron Stokes, courtesy of The Daily Star

Tyson Fury has publicly confirmed the date he will fight Deontay Wilder for the second time.

'The Gypsy King' shocked the boxing world back in December, picking himself off the canvas twice during a 12-round clash with Wilder in Las Vegas.

Fury out-boxed the American for the majority of the contest.

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But to the dismay of almost everyone watching, the decision was called as a draw.

Wilder has since knocked out Dominic Breazeale in extremely quick fashion, while Fury has beaten German Tom Schwarz.

But the Brit has now confirmed the date of the eagerly-anticipated rematch between himself and Wilder as February 22 2020.

However, Fury admits that the fight will only happen should both men emerge from their next fights victorious.

Fury takes on little-known Swede Otto Wallin next month, while Wilder is expected to face Luis Ortiz for the second time in November.

"Yeah, the rematch is signed February 22nd [in] Las Vegas, Nevada," he said on ESPN show 'Now or Never'.

"I broke it on TV! "It's a done deal. If we both get through our next fights, then we're gonna fight February 22nd in the rematch."

Fury will be keen to beat Wilder properly this time - and the 31-year-old has a plan for the rematch.

"The mistake I made last time, which I won't make again, was believe that it will be a fair playing field because we know it isn't going to be, so I must knock him out," he told ESPN this week.

"I don't believe I can get a points victory over here because I clearly won that last fight. I outboxed him every round other than the two he knocked me down in.

"It's clearly not possible for me to get a points victory so I have to change my style, which I'm happy with because I've never been as strong, never punched as hard, I've never been as confident as I am today. I am going to knock him out this time.

"I'm not going to tip-tap around boxing because we know where that got us last time don't we so I believe it's going to be him or me [getting knocked out]."

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by billeau2 on 08-22-2019

[QUOTE=FreezeIzGawd;20004774]Hey I actually like this post! You have made a valid point but that is one that can be made for ANY sporting event which is why they play the games or in this case have the fights. I actually…

Comment by Deontay Wilder on 08-22-2019

Fury wants a war this time. He's gonna show us "Gypsy Style." What exactly is that? We'll find out in 2020.

Comment by FreezeIzGawd on 08-22-2019

[QUOTE=billeau2;20004659]It every conondrum was to be settled with common sense, we would not need to think deeply about any situation. My dog has common sense, and Aristotle venerated it, but warned that it is not all inclusive. Sometimes things are…

Comment by billeau2 on 08-22-2019

[QUOTE=FreezeIzGawd;20003753]Let's see we have one guy who is a light fisted COUNTER PUNCHER who's greatest asset is being elusive versus one of the HARDEST PUNCHERS in HISTORY who has literally KOed EVERYBODY he has ever faced with the exception of…

Comment by FlyingFJ on 08-21-2019

I strongly think that there won't be any Wilder/Fury rematch before the unification. Fury is just promoting his next fight. Did we hear anything from Shelly Finkel? He always addresses the media whenever there is an update.

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