Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2: Both fighters weigh-in surprisingly heavy, trash talk across the stage

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury both caused a shock at their weigh-in by coming in heavy ahead of their rematch on Saturday night.

The heavyweights, who face off again live on talkSPORT, were significantly bigger than for their first bout back in December 2018.

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Wilder and Fury are ready for the rematch, live on talkSPORT
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The champion was heavier than ever before in his career
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Challenger Fury walked out to a reception befitting of a home fighter as his travelling army of British fans took over the MGM Grand.

Wilder was booed, but remained composed regardless.

Fury stepped onto the scales first and came in at 273lbs (19st 7lbs).

The champion followed up at 231lbs (16st 7lbs).

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The fighters were banned from a traditional face-off, but had a long distance exchange
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For the first fight, Wilder scaled 212½lbs (15st 2lbs 8oz) – he is therefore 18½lbs heavier this time around.

Meanwhile, Fury weighed in for the first fight at 256½lbs (18st 4lbs 8oz) – so he is 16½lbs heavier.

The Brit weighs exactly three stone more than the American heading into the bout.

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