Tyson Fury Hopes Francis Ngannou Will Knock Out Deontay Wilder

Tyson Fury Hopes Francis Ngannou Will Knock Out Deontay Wilder

  • Deontay Wilder and Cameroon's Francis Ngannou are currently in talks to contest two huge fights
  • Tyson Fury wants to see Wilder get knocked out and hopes that the former UFC champ does it
  • Fury and Wilder have had a long-standing rivalry and the WBC champ described Wilder as a piece of excrement

Tyson Fury will be keeping a close eye on a potential fight between Francis Ngannou and Deontay Wilder.

The Bronze Bomber and the former UFC Heavyweight champion are in talks over a potential bout, and Fury has already picked who he wants to see win.

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Tyson Fury is rooting for Francis Ngannou to knock out Deontay Wilder when the duo eventually fight. Image: MB Media
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Fury picks Ngannou

As noted by Marca, Fury said he hoped that Cameroon's Ngannou would knock Wilder out, but wasn't sure that would actually happen.

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"He's big enough to knock anybody out, but I don't think he does because I think Wilder knocks him out first," Fury recently said.

He added that Wilder was the type of guy who's like a piece of excrement, so he just wanted to see Ngannou knock him out.

Fury and Wilder's rivalry

The Gypsy King and The Bronze Bomber have fought each other three times now, but are still big rivals.

The first fight ended as a draw, while Fury won the other two. A fourth fight hasn't been ruled out as yet.

Wilder Vs Ngannou

While it may seem like a bit of a fantasy matchup between Wilder and Ngannou, there's a strong possibility that the bout will take place. Wilder confirmed that talks were in place and the aim was to have two bouts, The Mirror reported.

"We are trying to do a two-fight deal, one maybe in Saudi Arabia and the other one in Africa," he explained.

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Fury's father warns Wilder

Tyson Fury's father, John says Deontay Wilder should retire from boxing before a potential fourth fight with his son, the WBC Heavyweight Champion.

Fury explained that another fight with The Gypsy King could actually kill The Bronze Bomber.

Fury is undefeated against the American in their three previous bouts, Sports Brief reported.

Source: SportsBrief.com