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Deontay Wilder: Tyson Fury is terrified, and he should be

Deontay Wilder thinks he’s seen fear in the eyes of Tyson Fury.

Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Saturday night’s heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury has featured a lot of talking on both sides, and it’s guaranteed to go right up until the bell sounds to start the contest.

Wilder says he’s ready to let loose against his rival.

“All my emotions, all my feelings, all the energy I’m holding in will be released on the night of the fight. So I can’t wait,” he said. “This is what boxing’s all about. It’s an emotional sport. And on a special night, especially if you’re the fighter, you’re able to release all your energy and get paid doing it.”

He also believes he’s seen fear in Fury’s eyes.

“I’ve looked into his eyes many times during this promotion, and I’ve seen the same thing. Even yesterday, I’ve seen even more fear in his eyes. Tyson Fury’s scared of me. I don’t care what he says, I don’t care how many times he says he got in my head. They know they can’t get in my head. I’m 40-0 with 39 KOs.”

He continued, “He’s scared, he’s terrified, and he should be. It’ll be a brutal knockout. That’s all I can say.”

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