Freddie Roach reveals what 'spies' inside Deontay Wilder's camp have told him ahead of Tyson Fury fight

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Those expecting pure chaos at the final news conference between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder were not disappointed.

The pair came face-to-face on Wednesday and, after exchanging verbal blows, the pushing and shoving ensued.

The clash ended with Fury removing his shirt. Yes, really.

It was a last-ditch attempt to sell Saturday night’s fight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

"Wilder thought he needed to spit in my face or whatever he was doing, shouting,” Fury said to BBC Sport’s Mike Costello after the incident.

“He feels pressured, you can see the pressure he is under out there."

Fury’s attempts to get under Wilder’s skin are clear. And in the eyes of Freddie Roach, who has joined the Gypsy King’s camp for the fight, the American is rattled.

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Roach has 'spies' in Wilder's camp

Roach has even joined in trying to disrupt Wilder’s preparation by revealing that he has two ‘spies’ in the WBC heavyweight champion’s camp.

And Roach has heard that Wilder isn’t ready for the fight.

"He's getting under Wilder's skin," Roach told the Independent. "He definitely rattled him, more verbally than anything.

“I expect this guy to come out firing and that works for us because our counter is to fire back. Tyson is quick and he will catch Wilder.

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"I think Wilder is going to come and try to kill him and if Wilder walks into that one-two he's dead. This could be an early one.

"What I will say though is that anyone who underestimates Tyson Fury is a fool.

"And you know what? I've had two guys in Wilder's training camp giving me reports from there - and he's not ready for this fight.

"Have they underestimated Fury? Big time. They don't know what they're in for."

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Roach, who used to train Manny Pacquiao, could simply be playing mind games.

But it would be an unsettling thought for Wilder to consider with the fight so close.

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