In an interview with ThaBoxingVoice, heavyweight fighter Eddie Chambers discussed two of the biggest and best heavyweights in the world today in Tyson Fury and WBC champion Deontay Wilder. He started off by saying that it was a fight that he thought had to be made and then went on to pick Fury as the winner should that fight get made.
When asked by the interviewer about the power, he gave an analogy where he compared Fury to Floyd. Floyd Mayweather does not have a big punch, but beats big punchers with ease on a regular basis. Skills pay the bills and at the end of the day there is no single physical attribute, which can make a boxer successful.
Deontay clearly has the edge on power in this fight, but in the heavyweight division anyone can put you to sleep if a punch lands right, and the one with the best skills is going to be the one with the better chance.
To back up his points Chambers discussed the level of competition. He mentioned that Fury had been fighting good British/Commonwealth and even European fighters from very early in his career and has maintained that level throughout. There is a gulf of experience between these two heavyweights. He finished the interview by saying that it was going to be ‘very very difficult’ for Deontay in this fight.