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"I'll soon be the only champion," says Wilder

ANTICIPATED: Deontay Wilder (left) and Tyson Fury (right) react as promoter Frank Warren (centre) keeps them apart during a press conference at BT Sport Studio, London

TWO UNBEATEN heavyweights are due to battle at the Staples Center, Los Angeles today (Dec 1) as WBC champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury go head to head.

It’s USA vs Great Britain and while the smart money is on the current title holder, Wilder, says he expects it to be a difficult night's work.

He told the BBC: “I'm expecting Tyson Fury to be awkward, to
be long and throwing his punches from distance and trying to outbox me. May the best style win.”

He added confidently: “I'm a true champion. A true champion knows how to adjust to any fighter and any style in the world. I'm one of the elite guys in the heavyweight division and I'll soon be the only champion. One face, one name from Alabama.


“All I want to do is accomplish my goals and when I've done that I'll get out of the sport," he said. “Unifying the division, reigning with all the titles and swiping out all of the best heavyweights in my time. I reckon I could beat George Foreman's record at 45 years old."

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