By Tom Donelson / Author, Member Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA)
This Saturday, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder is one of the few fights that is actually worth a PPV. In a day in which PPV in both MMA and boxing, there are many fights that are undeserving.
Today’s heavyweight group is actually full of some actually good fighters at the top of the heavyweight division.
Wilder is the Alabama masher, who can end a fight with one punch, something he showed against Luis Ortiz. In both Ortiz fight, he was behind on points, but he stopped Ortiz both times. In their first fight, Ortiz even stunned Wilder and forced Wilder to actually survive.
Against Fury, Wilder was consistently frustrated by Fury boxing skills. Fury is an unusual fighter for even though he is 6’9”, he is a very good boxer who has good foot movement. Fury frustrated Wladimir Klitschko in their bout. While many of us thought at the time, Klitschko age finally showed and certainly at the age of 40, there were times, he never seems to be able to pull the trigger. While age played a factor in his loss, so did Fury boxing style which also frustrated Wilder as well.Continue reading Preview Look: Upcoming Wilder vs. Fury 2 … Heavyweight Showdown