Emanuel Steward Predicted Fury & Wilder as Future Stars

Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury - Just four short months before his untimely death in October 2012, legendary Kronk gym and Hall of Fame trainer, Emanuel Steward, made some very prophetic statements from the Klitschko training base in Austria, as evidenced in a social media video shared by new lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury on his twitter account this afternoon.

Just four short months before his untimely death in October 2012, legendary Kronk gym and Hall of Fame trainer, Emanuel Steward, made some very prophetic statements from the Klitschko training base in Austria, as evidenced in a social media video shared by new lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury on his twitter account this afternoon.

In the edited two minute clip, from June 2012 and originally published by fightnews.com, Steward – less than a month shy of his 68th birthday and still training Wladimir- sits in an armchair discussing the impact current prospects he has worked with are going to have upon the future scene, referring to Fury as ‘the next big dominant heavyweight’ after the Ukrainian’s time has ended.

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Wilder says He’ll Travel to UK for Fury Fight

Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury - WBC heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder, has claimed he is prepared to travel to the UK to fight new WBO/WBA/IBF champion, Tyson Fury, in an attempt to unify the division.

WBC heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder, has claimed he is prepared to travel to the UK to fight new WBO/WBA/IBF champion, Tyson Fury, in an attempt to unify the division.

The American is set to box a 3rd optional defense of his title in January, by virtue of the fact mandatory challenger, Alexander Povetkin will not be ready for their due-date until April/May 2016, although the Beijing ’08 bronze medalist has claimed he has one eye on Fury, who will likely first fight Wladimir Klitschko in a summer ’16 rematch.

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Daniel Jacobs: ‘Skills Pay the Bills’ / Just Don’t Expect GGG Fight Yet!!!

Daniel Jacobs, Peter Quillin - WBA (reg) middleweight champion, Daniel Jacobs (30-1, 27ko) believes that he will have a decisive edge over Brooklyn rival Peter Quillin on Saturday night at New York's Barclays Center, saying he is the fighter with the greater speed and skill set.

WBA (reg) middleweight champion, Daniel Jacobs (30-1, 27ko) believes that he will have a decisive edge over Brooklyn rival Peter Quillin on Saturday night at New York’s Barclays Center, saying he is the fighter with the greater speed and skill set.

The winner of the fight will [still] be in the unenviable position of being mandatory challenger to Kazakh wrecking machine, Gennady Golovkin, who holds the top tier WBA strap as well as the IBF 160 lb title he ripped away from David Lemieux in October.

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Fury: Absolutely NO Interest in David Haye Fight

David Haye, Tyson Fury - Tyson Fury has again confirmed that he will not fight returning countryman, David Haye, under any circumstances, claiming he would rather vacate any titles on principle should the 'Hayemaker' work his way into a mandatory position to fight for them.

Tyson Fury has again confirmed that he will not fight returning countryman, David Haye, under any circumstances, claiming he would rather vacate any titles on principle should the ‘Hayemaker’ work his way into a mandatory position to fight for them.

Fury remains adamant that former WBA champ, Haye, will never get a shot at any of the IBF/WBO/WBA heavyweight titles as long as he owns them, given that he pulled out of fighting Fury twice shortly before he retired in 2013, costing the 6’9″ Brit his ranking at the time and delaying his eventual shot at Klitschko.

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‘The Klitschko’s Are Cheats’ says Tyson Fury

Klitschko vs. Fury, Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko - New WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, has revealed his fears that the Klitschko team may have resorted to drugging him before or immediately after Saturday night's title fight, openly calling the brother's 'cheats' and revealing he flew home dehydrated for fear of drinking any contaminated fluid.

New WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, has revealed his fears that the Klitschko team may have resorted to drugging him before or immediately after Saturday night’s title fight, openly calling the brother’s ‘cheats’ and revealing he flew home dehydrated for fear of drinking any contaminated fluid.

The Klitschko’s have been notorious for securing every advantage in many of their fights in the past, using numerous different [psychological] tactics to unsettle their opposition, which in Fury’s case included a postponement to the original date, as well as fight-week rows over gloves and foam beneath the canvas – all things the new champion says had no effect upon him, despite the best efforts of the Klitschko team.

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Tyson Fury: ‘Klitschko Avoided Me for a Long Time’

Klitschko vs. Fury, Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko - New lineal heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, has stated that his dethroning of dominant former champion, Wladimir Klitschko, was a moment a long time in coming, going on to say that the Ukrainian was 'forced into' the fight, and had been avoiding him for 'a long time.'

New lineal heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, has stated that his dethroning of dominant former champion, Wladimir Klitschko, was a moment a long time in coming, going on to say that the Ukrainian was ‘forced into’ the fight, and had been avoiding him for ‘a long time.’

Speaking at today’s homecoming press conference in Bolton, Fury was greeted by jubilant fans keen to share the moment with the new WBO/WBA/IBF titlist, telling his captive audience how the 39 year-old Klitschko had known all along what was coming to him, even if everybody else outside of his immediate team didn’t believe it.

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DeGale: Pressing on With Plans for Jack Unification

Badou Jack, James DeGale - IBF 168 lb champion, James DeGale, has restated his intention to press on with plans for a unification fight with WBC belt holder, Badou Jack, in the wake of the Londoner's hard-fought points victory of veteran former champion, Lucian Bute at the weekend.

IBF 168 lb champion, James DeGale, has restated his intention to press on with plans for a unification fight with WBC belt holder, Badou Jack, in the wake of the Londoner’s hard-fought points victory of veteran former champion, Lucian Bute at the weekend.

After a fast start to the fight, ‘Chunky’ had to battle through an aggressive and gutsy showing from a seemingly reinvigorated Bute, who at 35, showed he isn’t a spent force just yet, with the Brit eventually taking the fight over the stretch by UD scores of 117-111 (x2) and 116-112 that were perhaps a little wide for some observers.

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Vitali Stunned by Wladimir’s Defeat to Tyson Fury

Klitschko vs. Fury, Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko - Former WBC heavyweight champion, Vitali Klitschko, has expressed his shock at his brother's loss to new WBA/WBO/IBF champion, Tyson Fury, insisting all decisions remain 'up to Wladimir' with regards to his next move.

Former WBC heavyweight champion, Vitali Klitschko, has expressed his shock at his brother’s loss to new WBA/WBO/IBF champion, Tyson Fury, insisting all decisions remain ‘up to Wladimir’ with regards to his next move.

Immediately following the fight, in which a younger, faster and more mobile Fury took a tentative, yet comfortable points decision over the younger Klitschko in Dusseldorf, Vitali expressed his surprise at events but promised his brother will ‘be back stronger,’ insisting he ‘deserves a rematch.’

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Tyson Fury Laughs at Mention of Deontay Wilder

Klitschko vs. Fury, Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko - New WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, has warned WBC belt holder, Deontay Wilder, that 'he will have to wait' for any unification fight due to his rematch obligations to Wladimir Klitschko, though warned the American 'I'm bred to be a fighter' and laughed at the very mention of his name.

New WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, has warned WBC belt holder, Deontay Wilder, that ‘he will have to wait’ for any unification fight due to his rematch obligations to Wladimir Klitschko, though warned the American ‘I’m bred to be a fighter’ and laughed at the very mention of his name.

Following Fury’s fantastic win over Klitschko in Dusseldorf, Wilder wrote two social media messages, the first of which said – ‘I see you @Tyson Fury #ImComingForYou,’ followed by another message in block capitals that read, ‘I’m officially the best heavyweight champ of the world. Haters can acknowledge it or look foolish trying to deny it.”

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Chisora to Launch Comeback Under Sauerland

Derek Chisora - After splitting from long-time promoter, Frank Warren, former heavyweight world title challenger, Dereck Chisora (22-5, 14ko), is to make his debut under German promotional stalwarts, Sauerland on Dec.5 in Hamburg.

After splitting from long-time promoter, Frank Warren, former heavyweight world title challenger, Dereck Chisora (22-5, 14ko), is to make his debut under German promotional stalwarts, Sauerland on Dec.5 in Hamburg.

The soon-to-be 32 year-old Chisora, last boxed in September, grinding out a forgettable points win over Brazilian journeyman, Marcelo Luis Nascimento, a fight that brought about the split from Warren and the hook-up with his new handlers, though given he also no longer fights under long-time trainer Don Charles, many are left questioning the level of desire the former EBU champion has left and what threat – if any – he poses to those at the top of the division.

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