Tyson Fury Deontay Wilder pictures leaked as fighters argue again | Boxing | Sport

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Tyson Fury Deontay Wilder pictures leaked as fighters argue again | Boxing | Sport


Fury picked up the 27th win of his professional career on Saturday when he beat Francesco Planeta over 10 rounds at Windsor Park.

But his next bout will be over a scheduled 12 rounds when he takes on Wilder for the WBC title, a fight that was announced in the ring in Belfast after Fury’s victory.

And while promoter Frank Warren says he has not got a date in the diary yet, the two men appear to have filmed a sit-down conversation in London earlier today.

Pictures posted on Twitter by Warren show the two men sitting at a table covered by a black cloth with Wilder’s WBC belt sitting between them and commentator John Rawling moderating the debate.

The two are not known to have anything more than a sporting rivalry although they did find themselves in the middle of a scrum of people last week with Wilder and Fury both shouting across a crowd in the lobby of the Europa Hotel.

However, one of the pictures of filming, thought to have taken place in Stratford, shows Wilder snarling angrily at his opponent while Rawling raises his hands in an attempt to keep the peace.

And in another snap both appear to be talking over each other while standing up, the table still between them, and Rawling glances nervously at Wilder.

The exchanges, which happened during a common style of joint interview ahead of major boxing bouts, was branded “the best in the history of the format” by Warren, one of the few people to have witnessed the occasion first-hand.

“No exaggeration, this makes every one filmed previous to this look like a children’s tea party,” Warren wrote on Twitter.

Terms have already been agreed by both camps but Warren has not yet announced the date or venue for Wilder vs Fury.

But Express Sport understands Las Vegas on November 17 is the most likely outcome, which could theoretically allow the winner to face Anthony Joshua for undisputed heavyweight champion status on April 13 next year at Wembley.

Wilder had been in talks with Joshua himself over a showdown to unify the four major heavyweight bells but those negotiations fell through with both venue and purse split said to be the biggest sticking points.

And Fury, a former heavyweight champion himself, pounced on the opportunity to get back into a world title fight less than six months after his return to the ring.

“Fury contacted me and we had a great conversation. This was Instagram, on 22 June,” Wilder said.

“He said: ‘I promised you I’d fight you – let’s make this happen, it’ll be the biggest fight in the world.’

“I’ve always wanted the Tyson Fury fight.

“To finally get him, it’s a blessing. In our eyes he’s still the lineal champion, he’s undefeated.

“He’s still getting massive respect, he’s the man who beat the man.

“I can’t wait to meet the man that beat the man, so when I beat the man I become the man. You understand?”



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