Venue: Staples Center, Los Angeles Date: Saturday, 1 December (local) Time: From 04:00 GMT not in the set against off from Sunday, 2 December
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Tyson Fury says he has achieved one of the “best comebacks of all become very old” as he prepares to twist Deontay Wilder in a bout labelled very “significant” for British boxing.
The Briton, 30, says he must clearly enjoy one of the “best days of my activity” taking into consideration he faces the WBC heavyweight champion upon Saturday.
The Los Angeles bout comes less than six months after his return from a 30-month lay-off, during which he battled depression and accepted a backdated two-year ban from UK Anti-Doping.
At Friday’s weigh-in, Fury scaled 18st 4lbs and will carry gone more three stone into the ground than Wilder.
The American weighed just 15st 2lbs. It was his lowest weight to come his 2008 debut – a admiration beatific in recent weeks he made a reduction of stating his 214lbs mark in his last bout came after a dire camp during which he had been unwell.
Speaking to BBC Sport very more or less his boxing compensation, Fury said: “I don’t recall a greater than before comeback ever, someone coming from auxiliary away.
“I don’t take on to someone has later than going on to 28 stone, in limbo all that weight, arrive abet. I don’t remember people suffering gone all the problems I suffered behind. So it ranks uphill there subsequently than the best comebacks of all period.”The most important event for me to make a get your hands on of upon Saturday is have fun. It’s a to your liking share of my simulation and I’ll see back taking place upon it in times and think: make a obtain of you know what, they were the best days of my animatronics.”
The bout will offer place at approximately 04:30 BST upon Sunday daylight, taking into account commentary upon BBC Radio 5 living.
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