Wilder vs Fury 2 - Video Rematch Preview & Prediction

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  1. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    Robney ᴻᴼ ᴸᴼᴻᴳᴲᴿ ᴲ۷ᴵᴸ Full Member

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    I expect it to be largely the same fight as the first encounter, without the knockdowns.
    That said, I also believe Wilder has improved significantly despite still getting outboxed in most of his fights.

    I predicted a Wilder KO in the first fight, and still remain in awe over Fury's recovery powers. He got nailed by Pajkic and USS and hurt by several others beside Wilder, but his recovery is JMM or N'Dam level. Question is for how long though.
    Fury UD, maybe closer as it should be on the cards.
     
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  3. Bustajay

    Bustajay Feel the Steel/Balls Deep Full Member

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    I don’t think you can use the word “logic “
    in connection with Fury:risas3:

    Great prediction Rummy as I also feel Wilder catches him sooner and ends this but I think it will happen around the 8th or 9th.

    Wilder can rush in without fear of being hurt so I expect him to pressure Fury lots more this time. Fury can outbox him but he lacks the power to hurt Wilder.

    Wilder KO under 9 rounds:headbash
     
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    theanatolian Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I was thinking a controversial decision either way to set up the rubber match, but leaning towards Wilder by KO as the fight approaches myself.
     
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    Those thinking Fury lacks the power to hurt Wilder are deluded. He is focusing more on power in the rematch and can do damage with his accumulation of punches
     
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  6. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    Interesting that we swapped picks. I can absolutely see it playing out as you described. Honestly, nothing would surprise me here.

    I'm looking forward to it, and just hope we get something this is exciting and controversy-free.
     
  7. Rumsfeld

    Rumsfeld Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep. People who downplay Fury and call him "feather fisted" remind me of similar claims made about guys like Ward, Floyd, and Calzaghe. They may not be the hardest punchers, and they might not usually commit full force to the bulk of their punches, but they all have superb timing and the ability to throw sharp, crisp punches when they choose to sit on them a touch more.

    Fury can pop.
     
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    It's only in the last few weeks that I started leaning more towards Wilder myself.

    My thought-process regarding this fight has changed a great deal since the day following their first encounter, where I believed a Fury win in the rematch was most likely. And the change of opinion has nothing negative to do with Fury - my estimation of both Fury and Wilder has improved since that time. I actually think higher of Fury now, but I just think Wilder is a tough outing right now. I really like the changes he's made to his game, slowly, incrementally, and not always obvious - but since that first Ortiz fight, he's slowly fine-tuning things that play to his strengths.
     
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  9. The Clan

    The Clan Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Just like the first reply, I expect a very similar fight without Fury getting knocked down, however I can see Wilder, well behind on the cards, getting stopped in the 11th as he empties the tank in a frustrated bid to KO Fury!
     
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  10. FrankinDallas

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    Wilder was crazy light in the first fight...I think he weighed 212? I hope he puts on 15 pounds or so to bully Fury more against the ropes.

    Wilder by ko, much easier fight for him this time around. KO 8.
     
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  11. Rumsfeld

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    :lol:
     
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  12. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    It`s all about Wilder`s wide stance, he has the best punching technique, takes a while to master, a feather fisted fighter like Fury will have problems if his coach can`t train him how to use a wide stance, I hear Fury is have problems in sparring.
     
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    Hard punching is all about your wider stance I don`t know if Fury`s new coach knows that, his uncle certainly did, Manny Steward turned Tommy Hearns into a massive puncher, I hear Fury is having problems fighting in his new style in sparring too.
     
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    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    I`m having trouble ordering this bout on Virgin TV can anyone update me on live events on Virgin if they have that broardband, I pick Wilder, Fury is nuts sacking Ben D.
     
  15. JediPimp007

    JediPimp007 Long suffering reader Full Member

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    Exactly, he is a SOLID 250-260lb guy, so whilst he may not hit like Wilder, he hits hard enough to force Wilder to be patient with his own shots. If Wilder could walk through Fury's shots, then he would have... but he didn't. Also consider how marked up Wilder was (left eye almost completely closed from memory?), which is telling considering this fight wasn't exactly fought at a frantic pace.

    For Fury to win again he can just up the pace a little more, because Wilder waits and waits and waits far too much. This is when opponents should be doing damage, then the later the fight goes the more beaten up he'll be and the less snap he'll have on his punches. Fury also had Wilder hurt and clinging on a couple of times where Wilder was a little gassed and waiting for a second wind, so press the action.

    Fury has great timing and control of distance, his main issue is that he looks like Bambi on ice when he throws punches and his feet are all over the place. Hopefully Sugar Hill has been able to correct his dreadful foot positioning and punch technique whilst not affecting him transitioning from defence/offence, then this should be a pretty easy fight. Wilder may only need the perfect 1 shot in 36 minutes, but during that time there's nothing to say someone can't beat the crap out of him and stop him... Wilders game plan isn't exactly solid, because he's banking on the fact that he's not being hit back and so far, nothing tells me that he has Chuvalo's chin.
     
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