Boxing fans react to Tyson Fury & Deontay Wilder's ring exchange in Belfast

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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder is on.

The two superstar heavyweights officially confirmed that they will fight each other this year after Fury's victory in Belfast.

The Gypsy King recorded a points victory over Francesco Pianeta, with Wilder watching on in the crowd.

He was actually very complimentary when BT Sport spoke to him during the fight and the Bronze Bomber came into the ring after the fight to confirm the exciting news.

Frank Warren stated that all official details will be revealed next week, but Fury seemed to give away at least the location of the fight.

Shortly after his promoter tried to remain illusive about the location and date, Fury grabbed the microphone and said: "One thing I promise when I go to Las Vegas is that I'm knocking you the f**k out bum!"

Start booking those tickets to Vegas then, boxing fans.

While it's an exciting time for the heavyweight division to see such a huge fight officially announced, people still couldn't resist a little giggle at Fury and Wilder's exchange.

That's because the whole thing really did resemble something out of the WWE.

Boxing at Windsor Park

One moment the pair were shaking hands and appeared friendly, the next Fury was trying to antagonise and get in the face of the Bronze Bomber.


The whole exchange was clearly forced and paled in comparison to their famous meeting in Brooklyn back in 2016.

They couldn't make that unification fight back then after Fury's issues outside the sport, but now it's finally been made.

Whoever wins will likely go on to fight Anthony Joshua in April in what should be a unification fight - unless Alexander Povetkin pulls off a big shock at Wembley on September 22.

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It's an exciting time for the heavyweight division right, with the likes of Dillian Whyte also looking to make a big impact in the coming months.

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