Tyson Fury heard the concussive force behind Deontay Wilder’s big right hand that put Luis Ortiz down and out on Saturday night, but Fury isn’t impressed by it. Fury took to social media yesterday to claim that he’s ready to school Wilder even worse that their first meeting, and that Wilder’s only hope is to land a big shot.
Wilder has nothing more than a punchers chance vs me, I’m gonna school even more than the first fight. #BUMCITY— TYSON FURY (@Tyson_Fury) November 24, 2019
Fury and Wilder met for the first time around this time last year when Fury essentially outboxed Wilder for nearly the whole fight. But in the 12th and final round Fury ate a couple of shots from Wilder that put him down most like anyone else Wilder has ever face. Only in this instance Fury managed to survive the knockdown, in one of the most memorable moments in recent boxing history.
Because Fury beat the count and made it to the final bell almost everyone had Fury up on their scorecards, even in light of two knockdowns, but the official judges turned in a controversial split draw. An immediate rematch was then anticipated between the two heavyweights, but that would get delayed once Fury signed a deal with Top Rank, who wanted to build up the rematch between Fury and Wilder.
Well, with Wilder and Fury both getting through their interim fights, it’s been widely reported that the two already have a signed contract in place to square off once more at the top of the coming year. Fury says Wilder has nothing more than a puncher’s chance against him, but Wilder has proved to be the living embodiment of ‘a puncher’s chance,’ which makes him a serious threat from the opening to the closing bell, no matter what the scorecards read.