Deontay Wilder still training to fight in December, as revealed Raphael Akpejiori, Nigerian fighter who is his gym buddy.
Akpejiori share gym with Wilder, and affirms that he notes him firm in his intention to present himself before the end of 2020.
“I’m just saying it from my perspective, Deontay It is ready for December, ”the Nigerian told the English newspaper. The Sun. “I am not involved in boxing politics, or anything, but one thing I know from Wilder, is that he is ready to fight in December ”.
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Raphael Akpejiori explained that the Bronze Bomber has his sights set on the third contest with Tyson fury, despite the fact that the Englishman and his promoter, Bob arum stated that the rematch clause has already expired, and that they have no legal obligation to fight with Wilder.
“He (Deontay) is waiting for the fight Wilder-Fury for December ”, revealed the Akpejiori. “That’s what they have told him, that’s what he’s training for and he’s ready to continue.”
By the sayings of Akpejiori, Deontay Wilder keep preparing as if the third fight with Fury was still standing.
“He (Wilder) he’s ready to fight, and he was ready to fight in July, ”says the Nigerian. “He has a set date to fight in December, if I’m not mistaken, he’s ready to fight.”
“He has a contract for a rematch, so he will appear in the arena that day,” the Nigerian told his American colleague. “I talk to Deontay once a week. As far as I know, it will be in the arena when the fight is done. “
As it counts Raphael Akpejiori, who seems to be friends with Deontay Wilder, both practice under the same orders.
“He’s in good shape,” he said. Akpejiori. “We haven’t sparred yet, we just work together. We do a lot of strength and conditioning work together, because we share a coach. He is a superhuman athlete, because of his body and the way he behaves ”.
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