KGB Radio: Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury II Preview

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will meet in a rematch of their entertaining 2018 bout. "As the heavyweights go, so goes boxing," according to the old saying. If true, another fun showing from Wilder and Fury could again provide a shot in the arm to the division.

There’s just something different about the biggest of all fighters clashing under the spotlight. In December of 2018, when Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury first met, for instance, an extremely dramatic final round temporarily reinvigorated the heavyweight division, and by proxy the rest of the sport.

This weekend Wilder and Fury meet in a highly-anticipated rematch, and a lot has happened since the first fight.

Deontay Wilder sent Tyson Fury to the canvas quite violently in the 12th round of their first fight

Wilder took a few months off before making quick work of mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale, but notably struggled against Luis Ortiz last November before catching up in the 7th round, salvaging a huge KO win in signature fashion.

For his part, Fury knocked off two unbeaten big men with inflated records in Tom Schwarz and Otto Wallin in 2019. The awful cut he picked up against Wallin was the kind that could haunt him down the road, however.

A blood-covered Tyson Fury managed to vanquished Otto Wallin in 2019, but walked away with a huge cut for his trouble (Credit: Isaac Brekken/AP)

On this episode of Knuckles and Gloves Boxing Radio, Patrick Connor and Brin-Jonathan Butler discuss Fury’s cut, Wilder’s ongoing extracurricular issues, potential outcomes and more.

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