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Deontay Wilder: American boxer
Deontay Leshun Wilder is an American professional boxer. He held the WBC heavyweight title from 2015 to 2020, and in doing so became the first American world heavyweight champion in nine years, which was the longest period of time in boxing history without an American heavyweight champion. As of February 2020, he is ranked as the world's best active heavyweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, fourth by The Ring magazine and fifth by BoxRec.

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Fury's promoter Warren 'disappointed' at prospect of Wilder rematch

Tyson Fury's promoter Frank Warren says he would be "disappointed" if Deontay Wilder exercised his option for a world heavyweight title rematch.
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Wilder blames elaborate ring-walk costume for Fury defeat

Deontay Wilder blames his elaborate ring-walk costume for his WBC heavyweight title defeat by Tyson Fury.
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Tyson Fury returns to UK after famous victory in Las Vegas [Video]Tyson Fury returns to UK after famous victory in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury has arrived at Manchester Airport after winning the WBC heavyweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Fury produced a stunning performance to stop the previously unbeaten American..

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Tyson Fury in profile [Video]Tyson Fury in profile

A look at boxer Tyson Fury in profile, as the eccentric fighter takes the WBC world heavyweight title against Deontay Wilder.

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Fury pummels Wilder to claim WBC heavyweight title [Video]Fury pummels Wilder to claim WBC heavyweight title

Britain's Tyson Fury delivered a dominant performance in his heavyweight championship bout with Deontay Wilder on Saturday. Ciara Lee reports

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'Not bad for an old fat guy who can't punch!' says Fury after defeating Wilder [Video]'Not bad for an old fat guy who can't punch!' says Fury after defeating Wilder

Tyson Fury says he expects to have a rematch with Deontay Wilder after taking the American's WBC heavyweight title in a seventh round TKO in Las Vegas.

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Fury produces stunning fight to stop Wilder and win WBC world heavyweight title [Video]Fury produces stunning fight to stop Wilder and win WBC world heavyweight title

Tyson Fury produced a stunning performance to stop Deontay Wilder in the seventh round to finally win the WBC world heavyweight title. Fourteen months on from his controversial draw with Wilder –..

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Fury pummels Wilder to claim WBC heavyweight title, wins by TKO in 7th [Video]Fury pummels Wilder to claim WBC heavyweight title, wins by TKO in 7th

Tyson Fury wins the WBC heavyweight title after defeating Deontay Wilder by technical knock-out in the seventh round.

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Fury v Wilder: Tale of the tape [Video]Fury v Wilder: Tale of the tape

A look at the stats behind the fight, as Tyson Fury weighs in a stone heavier than his first WBC heavyweight title fight against Deontay Wilder for Saturday’s rematch in Las Vegas.

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Tyson Fury a stone heavier for fight with Deontay Wilder [Video]Tyson Fury a stone heavier for fight with Deontay Wilder

Tyson Fury has risked sacrificing his renowned speed and agility by weighing in a stone heavier than his first WBC heavyweight title fight against Deontay Wilder for Saturday's rematch. The Briton..

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Fury, Wilder bulked up and ready for rematch [Video]Fury, Wilder bulked up and ready for rematch

Boxing heavyweight giants Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder weigh-in heavier than their controversial first bout that ended in a draw ahead of their rematch in Las Vegas.

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Wilder, Fury engage in war of words ahead of rematch [Video]Wilder, Fury engage in war of words ahead of rematch

Fighters clash at pre-fight news conference, trading shoves and trash talk.

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Fury and Wilder get physical at final pre-fight press conference [Video]Fury and Wilder get physical at final pre-fight press conference

Deontay Wilder controversially taunted rival Tyson Fury about his mental health battles in a fiery press conference ahead of Saturday’s WBC heavyweight title rematch. The pair kicked off their final..

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Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury touch down in Las Vegas for much anticipated rematch [Video]Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury touch down in Las Vegas for much anticipated rematch

EDITORS NOTE - CONTAINS PROFANITY VIDEO SHOWS BOXERS TYSON FURY AND DEONTAY WILDER ARRIVING IN LAS VEGAS AHEAD OF THEIR HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT SHOWS: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES. (FEBRUARY 18,

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Fury ready for 'war' against Wilder in Las Vegas [Video]Fury ready for 'war' against Wilder in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury says he is prepared for "war" ahead of his fight against Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas. Fury proclaimed Saturday's WBC heavyweight title rematch with Wilder "the biggest fight of the last 50..

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Wladimir Klitschko backs Fury in upcoming Wilder bout [Video]Wladimir Klitschko backs Fury in upcoming Wilder bout

Wladimir Klitschko says that he hopes Tyson Fury will beat Deontay Wilder in this weekend's heavily anticipated rematch between the two heavyweights -filmed at 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards in..

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Tyson Fury says 'not a bother' to beat Deontay Wilder [Video]Tyson Fury says 'not a bother' to beat Deontay Wilder

Tyson Fury has vowed to knock Deontay Wilder out in the second round of their eagerly-anticipated heavyweight rematch next month. “What is going to happen is that I am going to get what I won last..

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Tyson Fury v Anthony Joshua - biggest fight in British history - Mike Costello

In the 5 Live Boxing with Costello and Bunce podcast, Mike and Steve discuss what's next for Tyson Fury following his victory over Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas.
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Tyson Fury: 'Maverick Fury can do no wrong but Anthony Joshua fight will seal immortality'

After his seventh-round defeat of Deontay Wilder, a unique place in sporting history awaits Tyson Fury if he secures a unification fight against Anthony Joshua.
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Tyson Fury on his heavyweight title win over Deontay Wilder: 'Not bad for an old fat guy who can't punch'

Watch the best moments from Tyson Fury's post-fight news conference following his WBC heavyweight title win over Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas.
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'There's a fella across the pond who might want a tickle' - Fury says Joshua bout will 'complete' career

Tyson Fury says his career would be "completed" if he faces Anthony Joshua after becoming a two-time world heavyweight champion with a stunning win over Deontay Wilder.
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'Living legend' Fury shines bright - but did he lick Wilder's blood? How social media reacted

Tyson Fury powered up the Las Vegas lights with a brutal display of boxing - this is how social media and the boxing world reacted.
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Tyson Fury compared to Muhammad Ali after stunning win over Deontay Wilder

tyson fury compared to muhammad ali after stunning win over deontay wilder
Tyson Fury was put in the same breath as the great Muhammad Ali after his stunning display to stop Deontay Wilder and win the WBC world heavyweight title in Las Vegas. Fury stopped Wilder in the..
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'He is a warrior and I'll be waiting' - champion Fury expects third Wilder fight

Tyson Fury expects "warrior" Deontay Wilder to request a third fight the Briton took his WBC heavyweight title in Las Vegas.
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Best of Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder heavyweight title fight

In a rematch of heavyweight titans Tyson Fury dominated Deontay Wilder to win a seventh-round TKO.
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Tyson Fury beats Deontay Wilder in world title fight in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury wins the WBC world heavyweight title after producing a sensational performance against Deontay Wilder.
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Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury: Round-by-round analysis of heavyweight title fight

USA TODAY Sports is breaking down the highly-anticipated rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury with live round-by-round updates and analysis.
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Wilder v Fury II weigh-in: 'The atmosphere & buzz is phenomenal'

BBC Sport speaks to boxing fans in Las Vegas at the weigh-in ahead of the eagerly anticipated rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.
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Big hitting, big money, big hype - all you need to know about Wilder v Fury

As Tyson Fury prepares for his rematch with Deontay Wilder, BBC Sport takes you through all you need to know.
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Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II: Fight preview and all you need to know

As Tyson Fury prepares for his rematch with Deontay Wilder, BBC Sport takes you through all you need to know.
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Wilder v Fury II: 'He's cut no corners' - inside Team Fury

BBC Sport meets the team behind Tyson Fury, including new trainer SugarHill Steward, Andy Lee and cutman Jacob 'Stitch' Duran, before Saturday's WBC world heavyweight title fight with Deontay Wilder.
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Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II: No face-off at weigh-in

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury will not face off at Friday's weigh-in as organisers of their rematch move to prevent any possible on-stage clash.
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'Never bet against a puncher' - Wilder v Fury II predictions

Ten former world champions make their predictions for Tyson Fury's rematch with Deontay Wilder. Tweet us yours via #bbcboxing.
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Wilder v Fury II news conference: Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury face off

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury face off in their news conference in Las Vegas before Saturday's WBC world heavyweight title fight.
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Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II: 'I rehabilitated Fury's career,' says Wilder

Deontay Wilder tells Tyson Fury he "rehabilitated" him from being "on coke and as big as a house" as the pair relentlessly traded insults during a packed final news conference for Saturday's Las Vegas..
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Wilder v Fury II: Deontay Wilder says rematch with Tyson Fury could be 'bigger' than Mayweather v Pacquiao

Deontay Wilder says his team believe that his rematch with Tyson Fury could be "bigger, if not better" than Mayweather v Pacquiao, because of the interest and ticket sales generated so far.
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'My moment in time has come' - Wilder vows to knock out Fury and surpass Ali

Deontay Wilder eyes a landmark victory over Tyson Fury as the Briton thrills fans with an open-top arrival at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
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Wilder v Fury II - who wins?

Will Tyson Fury beat Deontay Wilder and become a two-time world champion? Plus a look at why Manny Pacquiao v Conor McGregor is edging closer and more in this week's Fight Talk.
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Why Wilder and Fury are boxing's ultimate showmen

Before Tyson Fury's rematch with Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas on Saturday, BBC Sport explores why the two heavyweights are the ultimate boxing showmen.
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Wilder points win in Las Vegas is impossible – Fury

Tyson Fury says Deontay Wilder cannot win on points when the pair meet for the world heavyweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday.
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Agreement for third Wilder-Fury fight in contract - Warren

An agreement is already in place for a third fight between Tyson Fury and American Deontay Wilder, according to the Briton's promoter Frank Warren.
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Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder: A knockdown, a fightback, a heated corner and a rematch

Tyson Fury hit the canvas, Deontay Wilder celebrated and ringside arguments broke out in three minutes boxing will never forget.
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I need to knock out Wilder to be certain of win, says Fury

Tyson Fury says he will have to knock out Deontay Wilder in their rematch to avoid a repeat of the judging controversy of their first fight.
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Wilder v Fury II: Briton says he needs to knock out American to guarantee victory

Tyson Fury says he will have to knock out Deontay Wilder in their rematch to avoid a repeat of the judging controversy of their first fight.
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Wilder v Fury II: Tyson Fury will be worried by first-fight knockdowns, says Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder believes Tyson Fury is scared and will be having sleepless nights before their world heavyweight title rematch later this month.
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The guys pimping rides for Michael Jordan, Deontay Wilder and Odell Beckham Jr

From vintage cars to $500,000 Lamborghinis, meet the guys who customise cars for the likes of WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and NFL star Odell Beckham Jr.
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Wilder v Fury II: Briton has made mistake with training changes - Wilder

Deontay Wilder says Tyson Fury has made a mistake in making changes to his training setup going into their rematch.
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'Nobody can match my heart' - Fury warns Wilder

Britain's Tyson Fury says he respects Deontay Wilder's knockout record, but insists no boxer can match his own "heart and determination".
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Wilder v Fury II: Nobody can match my heart and determination - Fury

Britain's Tyson Fury says he respects Deontay Wilder's knockout record, but insists no boxer can match his own "heart and determination".
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Wilder v Fury II: Tyson Fury fears he will not get a points decision in the United States

Tyson Fury fears he will not get a judges' decision in his rematch with Deontay Wilder and that was why he dropped trainer Ben Davison.
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Fighter of the decade: Costello & Bunce choose from iconic boxing names

Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have done big things, but who gets chosen as fighter of the decade?
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Boxing review of 2019: Joshua, Ruiz, Wilder, Inoue and Taylor light up year

Fighter of the year, round of the year and contest of the year are all up for debate as Mike Costello and Steve Bunce discuss 2019.
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Fury welcomes Joshua sparring offer before Wilder rematch

Tyson Fury says he would "love" to spar with fellow Briton Anthony Joshua in the build-up to his rematch with Deontay Wilder.
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Anthony Joshua: Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder bout still potentially two years away

Any meeting between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury could still be more than two years away, fear the 5 Live Boxing team.
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Dillian Whyte reinstated as WBC mandatory challenger and has suspension lifted

Britain's Dillian Whyte is reinstated as the mandatory challenger for the WBC world heavyweight title held by American Deontay Wilder.
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'It had goodnight written all over it' - is Wilder boxing's biggest puncher?

After his knockout of Luis Ortiz, the BBC Radio 5 Live Boxing team ask where Deontay Wilder ranks in the list of all-time great punchers.
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I'm hardest-hitting puncher in history, says Wilder after knockout win

Deontay Wilder describes himself as the "hardest hitter" in boxing history after his seventh-round knockout of Luis Ortiz in Las Vegas.
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Deontay Wilder knocks out Luis Ortiz to defend WBC world title in Las Vegas

Deontay Wilder defends his WBC world heavyweight title with a stunning knockout after being out-boxed by Luis Ortiz for six rounds.
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