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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  4. theanatolian

    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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  5. UFC2020

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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.
     
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  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.
     
  8. Rumsfeld

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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!
     
  10. Boxed Ears

    Boxed Ears Ducking Regional Manager Full Member

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    I honestly don't know how you guys pronounce these Anglo names. "Wilder" and "Fury." It's like gymnastics for your mouth. We're losing the sport. We need to get it back.
     
  11. FrankinDallas

    FrankinDallas Boxing Addict Full Member

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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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