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Deontay Wilder opens fire on ‘coward’ Tyson Fury for dodging immediate rematch

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Tyson Fury smiles during a news conference Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Las Vegas. Fury will face Otto Wallin in a heavyweight boxing match Saturday. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
Fury is in motion this weekend (Picture: AP)

has launched a scathing assault on , branding his heavyweight rival a ‘coward’ for refusing an immediate rematch.

Fury and Wilder had been attributable to struggle once more earlier this 12 months earlier than the Gypsy King pulled out of talks and signed a shock promotional take care of Top Rank and ESPN.

Wilder has been made to attend for his likelihood to take on Fury once more and believes the British fighter jumped on the likelihood to postpone the rematch.

‘I don’t know with these characters,’ Wilder informed Boxing Scene.

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Deontay Wilder wanted an immediate rematch with Tyson Fury
Wilder wished an immediate rematch with Fury (Picture: Getty)

‘I don’t know what they’re pondering. You know, it’s all enjoyable and video games to Tyson Fury. If it wasn’t enjoyable and video games for him, he would’ve rematched me immediately.

‘If he had the heart of a warrior and a mindset of a warrior and a champion, he would’ve rematched me immediately.

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‘Not waited till somebody got here and saved him, so he can have an excuse to cop out of the rematch.

‘He knows he’s not getting $100million, not even $80m, and it in all probability ain’t even $70m.

‘His promoter (Bob Arum) even said that himself. So, he wanna run around here like he getting a $100m contract; that’s not true, however he wanna use that as a cop out to not struggle me, that’s a coward, that’s a f****** coward if I’ve ever seen one.

‘I’m simply pleased to be who I’m. I can’t fear about these different fighters, or what they’re doing or what they’re pondering.

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Fury and Wilder are scheduled to fight again in February
Fury and Wilder are scheduled to struggle once more in February (Picture: Getty)

, I love this sport, but you just don’t know what’s gonna occur till it occurs.’

Fury is scheduled to struggle this weekend in Las Vegas in one other tune-up bout forward of his rematch with Wilder.

The heavyweight duo are booked to struggle once more in February, ought to they arrive via their subsequent bouts.

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Wilder is anticipated to struggle Luiz Ortiz on the finish of the 12 months, whereas Fury faces the unheralded Swede Otto Wallin on Saturday.

MORE: Tyson Fury continues to woo Mexican supporters forward of Otto Wallin showdown

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