Deontay Wilder's coach reveals only fighter who can 'test' heavyweight star and says Anthony Joshua doesn't 'come close' | The Sun

Deontay Wilder's coach reveals only fighter who can 'test' heavyweight star and says Anthony Joshua doesn't 'come close' | The Sun

DEONTAY WILDER'S coach said there is only ONE man who can test the ex-champion as the likes of Anthony Joshua do not "come close".

Wilder emphatically returned to the ring in October by knocking out Robert Helenius inside one round.


And it set the American up for super-fight with Joshua, 33, Oleksandr Usyk, 35, and Andy Ruiz Jr in the future.

Wilder's trainer believes the former WBC king, 37, has the beating of all three, having only ever lost to Tyson Fury, 34.

But with the heavyweight new and improved, his trainer Malik Scott believes not even Fury could get the better of him now.

Scott told BT Sport: “His test is the Tyson Fury’s of the game.

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"I don’t believe the likes of Joshua, Usyk and Andy Ruiz – I don’t think they come close to Deontay when he’s focused and on point, I just don’t.

"Believe it or not, with this Deontay, I don’t think even Tyson Fury can beat him.”

Wilder could work his way into a sensational FOURTH fight with Fury having been ordered into a WBC final eliminator against Ruiz, 33.

It means the winner of that bout would earn the right to challenge for the belt held by the Gypsy King.

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Scott said: “A Deontay that’s disciplined and a Deontay’s on a game plan, with all due respect that’s not a tough fight for Deontay at all and that’s saying a lot because Andy Ruiz is tough.”

Fury, who drew with Wilder in 2018 but won the subsequent rematches, is open to another but only in the UK.

He said: "That'd be amazing here. I've been over there three times, if he wants the fourth fight, he's gotta come to England.

"Do that at Wembley, break all records again."


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