Tyson Fury promises to knock out Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas fight

Florence Fletcher
August 20, 2018

Now promoter Frank Warren has announced the clash will happen with full details to be announced next week, the fight expected to take place in Las Vegas in November.

Wilder then entered the ring and said: "We are ready now". It is on. This fight is official.

"If I ain't good enough so be it; I'm taking this fight because I know I can win".

The self-proclaimed "Gypsy King" stretched his unbeaten career record to 27-0-0 after a professional performance against Francesco Pianeta in Belfast on Saturday night. Fury upset Wladimir Klitschko by decision in late 2015 but never defended a trio of titles he was forced to vacate the following year.

The great boxing just keeps on coming on BT Sport and now we have a monumental billing with Tyson Fury finally lined up to take on Deontay Wilder.

'Listen, they called - I answered.

"Saunders looks terrified", they said. I said yes. Now he gets a chance to fight the lineal champion.

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However, Fury admitted his path to the title had been shortened a little more than he would like. My promise is, I got my rounds here tonight but one thing I promised once I get to Las Vegas is that Im knocking you out, ” Fury stated.

"If he ever think about having this belt, he better wake up and apologize to me because he ain't never having this", Wilder countered.

"You can't knock out what you can't hit". "Belfast, I appreciate you guys and God bless you guys forever".

Going into Wlad [imir Klitschko] I only had two fights: Dereck Chisora and Christian Hammer, then I had 10 months out before beating Wlad.

Fury, who has dropped nearly nine stone after ballooning up to 27 stone in his time away from the ring, intends to lose even more weight ahead of his meeting with Wilder. I'm very happy with my performance.

"At one stage I thought I was going to end up in a padded room, never mind be back boxing. It's no secret that I need the rounds".

Its been a big year for Whyte overall and no doubt he'll be looking to round it off with a third big win before the year is out.

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