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Deontay Wilder's sparring partners before Tyson Fury fight have been revealed

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When it comes to boxing, the heavyweight boxing scene was always seen as the glamour division of the sport, with some of the biggest and best names in boxing enjoying success in the heavyweight division.

For a short period of time, there was a bit of a decline in the interest of heavyweight boxing, as the Klitschko brothers dominated the heavyweight scene with their robotic and rather boring style, starving fans of the exciting brawls we used to so often get.

It was not completely the fault of the Klitschko brothers though, as there was simply not enough talent coming through in the heavyweight division, leaving fans unexcited and uninterested about the world title fights that were happening.

That has all changed now though, as there are a number of exciting heavyweights at the top of their game, with undefeated records, all wanting to prove that they are the biggest boxing star on the planet.

Two of these heavyweight giants are preparing to face off in the squared circle in December, with British hope Tyson Fury convinced that he still has what it takes, to defeat American superstar Deontay Wilder and take his WBC title.

However, Deontay is not taking things lightly and it has been revealed that he has got in some very talented boxing talent to give him some competitive sparring rounds in the gym, to make sure he has the stamina in the tank to go the distance, should the fight last the full 12 rounds.

Most casual boxing fans are unlikely to have heard that much about any of the opponents Wilder has chosen to practice against.

In a video recorded by YouTube channel, Tha Boxing Voice, exciting Cuban star Roberto Alfonso (17-0, 8 KOs), promising American Michael Polite Coffie (4-0, 3 KOs) and Craig Lewis, 34, (14-3-1, 8 KOs) are seen preparing to face Wilder at his training camp.

They all stand at well over six feet tall, so it's obvious Wilder will be specifically working on angles to potentially hurt the naturally bigger Fury.

Although they claim not to be feeling too nervous about going toe-to-toe with the heavyweight champion, Wilder will likely be the toughest opponent any of them have faced in their careers so far.

It is great to see Wilder is taking his fight with Tyson Fury so seriously and making sure he is in perfect shape, just in case those he fails to connect with one of those huge right hands.

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Heavyweight
Deontay Wilder
Anthony Joshua
Tyson Fury
Boxing

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