Tyson Fury predicted he would knock Deontay Wilder out within the second spherical of their rematch subsequent month.
Fury and Wilder will lastly face off once more at MGM Grand on February 22 of their extremely anticipated rematch, having drawn their first combat in December 2018.
Unsurprisingly, the Brit (29-0-1) believes he can be profitable, predicting a second-round KO of Wilder.
“Deontay knows he was rocked three or four times in the last fight and I didn’t have the gas to finish him. This time I can turn that screwdriver until he is gone,” he advised a information convention on Monday.
“You’re going to sleep in two rounds. I hold having the identical dream about spherical two. I’m enjoying poker and I get dealt the quantity two card.
“He’s getting knocked out in spherical two, 100 per cent.”
Wilder, the WBC heavyweight title holder, responded by questioning whether or not Fury actually believed in his personal feedback.
“I mean that’s what he believes in his heart. That’s what he believes. I always teach people when I speak – I say speak it, believe it, receive it,” the American mentioned.
“However the magic of all of it is the idea, it’s the idea. And although he’s saying it, I don’t really feel that in his power that he believes that he’s going to do this.
“If something I really feel that he’s nervous, he’s very scared due to what occurred the primary time and I perceive. That is boxing and generally fighters must put up this entrance prefer it’s all good and nothing will get to them or nothing hurts them or we’re at all times appearing powerful and stuff due to the game that we’re in, however I’m a realist.
“He is aware of what occurred. What you get knocked out like that and also you don’t understand how you bought there or how you bought up, it was the grace of God. That bothers you. That not solely impacts you, nevertheless it impacts your setting, it impacts your loved ones as properly as a result of they know you’re moving into there once more with this monster and you already know what he’s able to doing.
“It’s not an act, it’s something I do every time I’m out, I knock guys out, every guy that I’ve faced I’ve put him down and it won’t be no different this time around either.”