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Deontay Wilder set to make drastic changes ahead of rematch with Tyson Fury

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The dust has now settled on what remains a controversial draw between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder.

A rematch between the two has been officially sanctioned by the WBC and both camps have expressed their unbridled desire to settle the score.

Fury was deemed to have outboxed the Bronze Bomber, winning the majority of the 12 rounds but Wilder's two knockdowns evened the scores in what will no doubt go down as boxing classic.

Wilder has been open about what he plans to do in terms of preperation fro the rematch after Fury unbelievably beat the ten count during the 12th round.

A noticeable difference between the two before the fight was the weight-gap between the two boxers. Tyson Fury came in at 256 pounds while Deontay Wilder went down as low as 209 pounds.

This is something that the Bronze Bomber and his team are going to address.

"Yeah, we gonna adjust the weight," he said.

We gonna do a lot of things. You know, especially with the weight. Because these guys have out-weighed me the majority of my career."

You know, I never worried about weight because I have the power to substitute for it. I have devastating power that these guys don't have. So I never worried about weight, because I felt like weight is just an image."

Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury

Wilder admitted that weight as never been a major factor in his training camps due to the confidence in his punching power regardless.

"At the end of the day, how many times, over and over again, have guys out-weighed me and they were left on their back? None of them could put me on my back, being so [light] of a fighter.

"That'll just tell you everything. These guys can't put me on the ground, but I can put them on the ground, and I know that."

Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury

Wilder has revealed his target weight is to get up to 245 pounds, just 11 pounds below Fury's weight for their last fight.

The Bronze Bomber has also warned that this drastic change of over 30 pounds will be a worry to anyone that has to face him. 

Deontay Wilder Media Workout

"My goal was always to be 245. That's what my goal has always been.

"But somebody's gonna get hurt. If weight brings big-man power, and I already had the power and the speed, somebody gonna get hurt."

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Tyson Fury
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