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Tyson Fury wants Deontay Wilder to come at him in the ilk of Marvin Hagler’s famous barnstorming battle with Thomas Hearns.
Fury and Wilder are set for a rematch on February 22, in Las Vegas.
In their first fight, Fury outboxes Wilder for the majority of the round but it ended with a controversial draw.
“The consensus is either he knocks me out, or I win on points,” Fury said. “Usually when people have that opinion, it goes the opposite way around. I expect him to box and me to be looking for the knockout. “He thinks I’m going to come out herky-jerky with my famous style. But I want him to meet me in the centre of the ring and have a slugfest, best man wins.
“I didn’t have the gas to finish him in the last fight, but this time I can turn that screwdriver until he’s gone. Let’s make it a Marvin Hagler vs. Tommy Hearns type of fight. I’ll meet you in the middle of the ring on February 22. Just watch out for the right hand, because you’re going to sleep in two rounds.”
Source – WBN