With a busy few months ahead of him, WBC and lineal Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury is ready for whatever comes his way. Not only is he trying to beat his opponents physically, but mentally as well.
Fury (30-0-1) is scheduled to face off against Deontay Wilder in a trilogy fight. Originally meant for the summer, October was then chosen. It was later announced it would take place around November or December. It appears that December may end up being the landing spot.
Looking to get inside the head of his opponents, Fury would end up posting a video on social media, working out while trying to intimidate Wilder.
“Wilder, I’m coming for you, sucker.”
— TYSON FURY (@Tyson_Fury) July 15, 2020
Back in 2018, Wilder (42-1-1) and Fury (30-0-1) fought to a split decision draw. The fight saw Wilder knock down Fury in the twelfth but the “Gypsy King” got back up. In the February rematch, Fury chased after Wilder and knocked him down twice. The lineal heavyweight champion had Wilder bleeding by the ears while the latter did not showcase the classic power he normally displays. In the end, Wilder’s corner threw in the towel, awarding Fury the WBC Heavyweight Championship.
Following a third bout with Wilder, Fury has to face off against the interim WBC Heavyweight Champion, who is currently Dillian Whyte. This is according to the WBC. If he can beat him, Fury would be one step closer to facing Anthony Joshua. The two agreed in principle to fight one another in 2021. Fury discussed his game plan to The Mirror and if he believes it will be easy to beat everyone in his path.
“I’m coming for Wilder first, then I’m going to come for Joshua. Then I’m gonna come for whoever else wants the smoke,” Fury stated, via Boxing Scene. “You’re all getting annihilated, every single one of you. Ain’t no stopping us now. Anyone who does will get smashed to bits, terminated, plowed over like a stone in the road. I’m getting better with age, like a fine wine.”
Joshua is scheduled to face mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev sometime in November.