Tyson Fury warns Deontay Wilder ‘this ain’t basketball’ in explosive head-to-head meeting in lead-up to heavyweight world title fight

TYSON FURY warned Deontay Wilder that "this ain't basketball" as the two boxers were involved in another explosive head-to-head.

On December 1 in Los Angeles, both men will put their undefeated records on the line as Wilder defends his WBC world title.

 Tyson Fury didn't hold back when telling Deontay Wilder exactly what to expect when the two boxers meet in the ring

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Tyson Fury didn't hold back when telling Deontay Wilder exactly what to expect when the two boxers meet in the ring
 Deontay Wilder maintained he was the real 'king' and will prove it when the two heavyweights fight on December 1

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Deontay Wilder maintained he was the real 'king' and will prove it when the two heavyweights fight on December 1

The outspoken heavyweights are already embarking on their worldwide media tour – and the latest offering showed there is plenty of needle between the pair.

Squaring up to each other one the live transmission had finished for BT Sport's round-table interview, Fury scoffed at "skinny" Wilder and warned him what he was up against.

The 30-year-old said: "When I look at you I see a dosser, s***house is what you are.

"You're a skinny little man. You're a basketball player. You came into boxing at 21, I've been doing this all my life.

 Tyson Fury told Deontay Wilder that he should have decided on a career in basketball

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Tyson Fury told Deontay Wilder that he should have decided on a career in basketball
 Deontay Wilder decided to shout out his famous 'bronze bomber' moniker

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Deontay Wilder decided to shout out his famous 'bronze bomber' moniker
 Deontay Wilder was left chuckling at Wilder's attempts to intimidate him

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Deontay Wilder was left chuckling at Wilder's attempts to intimidate him

"I beat men like you seven days a week."

Wilder, who has won 39 of his 40 fights by KO, then declared himself to be "a king" – which only served to stir up Fury still more.

The Wythenshawe boxer replied: "You ain't a king, where does it say king. You're looking at a king, my name is the Gypsy King, you're a dosser.

"You're a workman now, you work for me. Look at the way you're dressed, look at the way I'm dressed.

"I'm dressed like a king, you're dressed like a dosser.

 Tyson Fury believes there is not 'a man born from his mother' who can beat him

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Tyson Fury believes there is not 'a man born from his mother' who can beat him

"I don't know where you got that belt from, but I'd take it right back."

As a teen, Wilder dreamed of a career in basketball or American football, but ultimately ended up on the path of a pugilist.

And Fury believes the American should have stuck to the original plan.

He added: "You should have been a ball player, because when you meet a real fighting man, you're going to wish you were a ball player.

"This ain't basketball, this is fighting.

"I didn't choose this as a second option, I chose this as the first option. I chose it because I wanted to be the best."

Tyson Fury heads to Big Bear Gym as he starts high altitude training for Deontay Wilder clash

 

SunSport reported earlier today how the winner between Wilder and Fury is set to face Anthony Joshua for "all the belts".

Speaking to Sky Sports, WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said: "Absolutely, that's a fight the world wants to see.

"That's a fight the WBC has just ruled to support. During our convention, a ruling of the mandatory status included the provision of trying to make the winner of Fury-Wilder against Joshua.

"I'm not certain about any contract. That's a private agreement.

"But the WBC is of course the one that orders the fights, so our position is that we want to see the ultimate heavyweight fight, which involves Joshua and involves the WBC champion."

TYSON FURY warned Deontay Wilder that "this ain't basketball" as the two boxers were involved in another explosive head-to-head.