Deontay Wilder Crashes Tyson Fury's Weigh-In, Clashes With John Fury

Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury continued his comeback with a comfortable points victory over Francesco Pianeta to set up a world title fight against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.

As soon as he gets this guy out of the way, it's done.

Tyson Fury and Wilder also had to be restrained by security after the weigh-in when the two met in the hallway outside.

A WBC title fight against Wilder would likely take place in Las Vegas in November.

Wilder's manager Shelly Finkel told BBC Sport the bout will be in "November or December in NY or Las Vegas".

Saunders' attack looks to be retaliation for incidents earlier Friday between Wilder and the Fury family. "I'm coming to knock you out, plain and simple".

Speaking post-fight, Fury explained that he "needed the rounds" to get back to the desirable level he wishes to fight at.

Following up on September's blockbuster rematch between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady "GGG" Golovkin, Fury's Stateside battle will be a feature event on our new pay-per-view channel, BT Sport Box Office HD, which will be available on BT TV, Sky and Virgin platforms.

"We're delighted to bring these exciting fights to viewers across the UK".

At today's weigh in though, there was a slight interruption, in the form of the Bronze Bomber.

Fury goes into Saturday's bout at Windsor Park with a record of 26 wins from 26 fights, while Wilder is unbeaten in 40 contests. "Ours is the biggest fight". Joshua v Fury would be massive for a United Kingdom and global audience, then Joshua-Wilder and then this. They believe he is a hot favourite.

This bout has changed the landscape.

The three most marketable heavyweights in the world are Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua - and like a pack of sharks, the three men are circling one another.

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