- Tyson Fury is set to meet arch-rival Deontay Wilder for the third time on Saturday
- The WBC winner will weigh 20lbs heavier than his previous clash in February 2020
- Briton Fury claims Wilder’s WBC belt with brutal seventh-round stoppage
- Trainer Sugar Hill steward says Fury’s extra pounds could pay off in trilogy fight
- Steward insists Fury is all set for a rival who has ‘improved so much’
Tyson Fury’s trainer has revealed that the WBC World Champion will weigh 20lbs heavier for his trilogy fight with arch-rival Deontay Wilder, the extra weight will surely pay off in this weekend’s mouthwatering showdown.
The Sugar Hill steward says the Gypsy King isn’t taking anything for the third installment between bitter heavyweight rivals, admitting that American Wilder won his five-year run with a brutal seventh-round stoppage in his second fight in February 2020. Much has improved since the end of the regime. .
Their first fight at LA’s Staples Center in December 2018 ended in a dramatic draw, and they meet again on October 9, with Fury’s camp ready for anything Wilder can throw at them as he tees off in Vegas. -Mobiles in a bid to regain his crown in the Arena.
The Sugar Hill stewards (left) believe the extra weight will pay off for Tyson Fury (right) against Wilder
Fury will grow by adding another 20 lbs to his trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder.
Fury hit the scales at 273 lbs for his second bout with Wilder, 17 lbs heavier than his first bout.
And Steward said this fight week of the 33-year-old’s estimated weight: ‘It’s not going to be 300lbs, it’ll probably be 290 or something but not 300 at all.
’20lbs or so heavier than last time, why not? The bigger the better, the stronger. He’s training with that weight, he’s ready.
‘It’s not that he’s just putting on fat, it’s building muscle. The bigger the better, the heavier, the stronger.’
Steward, nephew of legendary boxing trainer Emanuel Steward, also claims that Fury has put a ‘fear factor’ into the fight to ensure that the 35-year-old is still fully prepared for Wilder’s revenge mission in recognition of the apparent danger. Is.
Wilder was battered by Fury after losing the WBC belt last year, and is looking for revenge
They told Vegasinsider.com: ‘I have to consider everything. We’re preparing for the best Deontay Wilder he could be.
‘Suppose he’s gotten so much better. You can’t think of anything less by going there. We’re preparing for him to come to the highest level of his abilities and that’s how we’re training and preparing – for the best of Deontay Wilder.
‘There’s always that fear factor, you must have that. That’s what keeps you sharp. You must have that. It doesn’t mean that you always believe it or that you are afraid of anyone, but it is a really important thing to keep you sharp.’
Fury hasn’t fought since his last meeting with Wilder, but Steward claims there’s ‘something missing’ inside the Gypsy King that gives him the edge for blockbuster events of this type.
‘My uncle Emmanuel Steward talked about being a champion from the inside. I think he was talking about himself and Tyson Fury,’ Steward said.
Wilder is much better in his third fight with Fury, warns Sugar Hill stewards
‘It’s a trait that’s completely embedded in you, that makes you a champion – people who just don’t quit. It is a combination of things. You don’t have to be able to quit, but you also have to have a creative mind.
‘If things aren’t right, you have to make it right and adapt. Not really a thing, you can’t put your finger on it. It is a special combination of things built inside someone that makes them a champion.
‘And at the same time – you have something lacking. There’s something special missing inside that pushes you somewhere else to make you a champion.
‘An old trainer once told me that every great champion is a little crazy. It’s almost like a great artist who is kind of crazy – which is lacking somewhere – to give them that extra edge to become a great artist or a great champion.’