Tyson Fury is 'knockout king' and will take decision out of judges' hands against Dillian Whyte, says coach Steward

Tyson Fury is 'knockout king' and will take decision out of judges' hands against Dillian Whyte, says coach Steward

TYSON FURY's punching prowess will ensure he beats Dillian Whyte by knockout, says his trainer.

Fury's trainer SugarHill Steward is adamant that the Gypsy King has superior knockout ability to Whyte which will be evident when they meet on April 23.


Although Steward admits Whyte packs a devastating blow too, he claims it will be no match for Fury's on the night in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley.

Steward highlighted the Gypsy King's euphoric wins over Wladimir Klitschko and Deontay Wilder as a testament to his bold view.

Speaking to Boyle Sports, Steward explained: "We've seen Dillian Whyte's punching power over the years, he's no different than these other heavyweights are.

"Everybody has a chance in the heavyweight division, that's why it's the most exciting division.

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"Everybody wants one heavyweight to hit the other heavyweight and them to go down. That's it.

"That's what the heavyweight division brings. That's what the heavyweight division is about.

"It's about that one punch knockout at any given time, it can happen.

“Yeah, Dillian Whyte has a chance. He can punch, he's a tremendous puncher.

"He's almost got as many knockouts as Tyson Fury. The only real difference if i’m really being honest is Tyson Fury is the knockout king.

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"He dethroned the previous knockout king, so that makes Tyson legitimately the knockout king.

"He's the big puncher in boxing now, the same way he dethroned Wladimir Klitschko, he dethroned Deontay Wilder by knocking him out – giving him a taste of his own medicine – twice.

"That makes Tyson legitimately, factually the biggest puncher in boxing.

"You can't become the biggest puncher in boxing if you don't take out the bigger puncher."

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Steward also boasts that Fury will wipe out any hopes of Whyte winning by a judge's decision by attempting to knock the Brixton slugger out in EVERY round.

He added: “We're going for the knockout, get that knockout every time. First round, second, third, fourth, fifth, six, seven, eight, nine, 10, 11 and 12.

"Every round, every moment we'll be looking for the knockout, looking for that knockout punch, looking to make the guy make the mistake and when he makes the mistake we're going to catch him.

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"That's the whole idea wrapped up in one. There's judges and everything but why do we want to use judges when there's two men in there who can decide this fight on their own.

"There's an old saying – if you want something done right do it yourself.”

Fight fans will get the chance to see if Steward's predictions on April 23.

Although Fury's fight preparations have been tossed into chaos with regular cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran unable to travel for the clash.

But that shouldn't be a worry for Fury who's smarter than Whyte, according to his training partner Joseph Parker.

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