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Deontay Wilder says he will target Tyson Fury’s cut in rematch

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WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has confirmed he still expects his rematch with Tyson Fury to go ahead in February 2020 and will target the Brit’s cuts when they face off again.

Fury suffered a nasty cut above his right eye when he faced Otto Wallin.

The former world heavyweight champion has already had the 47 stitches removed from that chasm of a cut in hope of being fit for his $100million world heavyweight title rematch with Wilder.

Asked if he’ll target Fury’s right eye, Wilder told reporters on Saturday: “Most definitely. I mean, that’s what you do. If it opens it all depends on how good his plastic surgeon was, how fast it opens. Because of the power that I have, I know how to cut a man open.”

Probed on whether Fury was lucky not to see his fight with Wallin stopped, Wilder continued: “Come on bro. This is a three-inch deep cut, like a rainbow over his eyebrow. It was longer than his eyebrow itself. Two inches wide. ‘Bro, that was automatic stop, but we all know there’s so much money involved.”

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