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Wilder still hopes for Joshua as Fury eyes rematch

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Deontay Wilder still hopes to face Anthony Joshua in a heavyweight unification bout but is happy to hand rival Tyson Fury a rematch following their epic draw. Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight title belt on Saturday after a thrilling 12-round battle ended in …

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Wilder vows to knock out Fury at heavyweight title weigh-in

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  Deontay Wilder, weighing in at 212.5 pounds for his WBC heavyweight world title defense against Tyson Fury on Friday, vowed to knock out the British challenger. Wilder wore a black leather facemask to the weigh-in outside of Staples Center, but that was as …

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Heavyweight greats tip Fury if Wilder bout goes distance

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  Former heavyweight champions Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield believe Tyson Fury can dethrone Deontay Wilder if Saturday’s WBC championship fight goes the distance. WBC heavyweight king Wilder takes on Britain’s Fury at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday in a battle …

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Depression made Fury ‘want to die’

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British boxer Tyson Fury has revealed that suffering from depression meant he “wanted to die so bad”. The 30-year-old, who faces Deontay Wilder for the American’s World Boxing Council heavyweight title in Los Angeles on December 1, also had problems with drug addiction and …

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