Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury: Ten fighter predictions including Anthony Joshua, Dillian Whyte and David Haye

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The world’s best boxers have had their say on this week’s mega fight

Tyson Fury will battle challenge Deontay Wilder for his WBC world title on Saturday night in LA (Sunday morning UK time).

The heavyweight world title fight has got everybody talking, with debates raging over who will emerge victorious at the Staples Centre.

We are now just days away from finding out who will triumph

We are now just days away from finding out who will triumph

Despite being out of the ring for two and a half years and ballooning up to 350lbs, Fury declares he will reclaim a portion of the heavyweight crown this weekend.

Meanwhile Wilder insists he shall knock out his opponent and prove that he is the baddest man on the planet.

Some people who may be better versed to give an expert opinion are our selection of boxers below.

We have rounded up ten of their big-name predictions, so check them out by scrolling down.

1. Anthony Joshua: Wilder Win

“If Fury wins, Wilder gets a rematch so it messes up [my] plans a bit. Nevertheless, Wilder for me. He will win.” – Land Rover Event

“If Fury wins, Wilder gets a rematch so it messes up [my] plans a bit. Nevertheless, Wilder for me. He will win.” – Land Rover Event

2. Dillian Whyte: Wilder KO

“Wilder’s gonna knock Tyson Fury out. You have to be realistic sometimes. I think he’s cashing out because those last two fights he had, I never [saw] anything in him that made me say: ‘You’re ready for Deontay Wilder.” – Jim White on talkSPORT

“Wilder’s gonna knock Tyson Fury out. You have to be realistic sometimes. I think he’s cashing out because those last two fights he had, I never [saw] anything in him that made me say: ‘You’re ready for Deontay Wilder.” – Jim White on talkSPORT

3. Anthony Crolla: Fury Win

“It’s a fight I can’t wait for. I’m obviously behind our boy Tyson Fury, but it’s a tough night. Listen we’ve got to be honest here and I’ll be deadly honest. I’m backing Tyson, but I am worried.” – talkSPORT.com

“It’s a fight I can’t wait for. I’m obviously behind our boy Tyson Fury, but it’s a tough night. Listen we’ve got to be honest here and I’ll be deadly honest. I’m backing Tyson, but I am worried.” – talkSPORT.com

4. David Haye: Wilder Win

“I just believe Tyson Fury has not in the last three years put his body, put his mind, put his skillset in a position to give himself the best chance. But he’s a very awkward character, awkward style, anything’s possible with him.” – Jim White on talkSPORT

“I just believe Tyson Fury has not in the last three years put his body, put his mind, put his skillset in a position to give himself the best chance. But he’s a very awkward character, awkward style, anything’s possible with him.” – Jim White on talkSPORT

5. Luis Ortiz: Wilder KO

“If all goes as expected and Wilder puts Fury to sleep like I think he will, I want another shot at him ASAP. It will be an epic rematch between me and Wilder.”

“If all goes as expected and Wilder puts Fury to sleep like I think he will, I want another shot at him ASAP. It will be an epic rematch between me and Wilder.”

6. Amir Khan: Fury Win

“I think, out of all the heavyweights, in my opinion, I think he’s the best one. I think he will beat them all.” – Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on talkSPORT

“I think, out of all the heavyweights, in my opinion, I think he’s the best one. I think he will beat them all.” – Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on talkSPORT

7. Dave Allen: Fury KO Inside Six Rounds

“Tyson KO for me and inside six. People are only seeing a Wilder stoppage or Tyson points win, Tyson punches hard enough to knock out a 15 stone man who doesn’t have the best punch resistance.”

“Tyson KO for me and inside six. People are only seeing a Wilder stoppage or Tyson points win, Tyson punches hard enough to knock out a 15 stone man who doesn’t have the best punch resistance.”

8. Tony Bellew: Wilder KO Inside Three Rounds

“He is definitely not ready for Deontay Wilder. I don’t think he’d ever beat Wilder… Fury against Wilder would be over in three rounds, at the most.” – Sky

“He is definitely not ready for Deontay Wilder. I don’t think he’d ever beat Wilder… Fury against Wilder would be over in three rounds, at the most.” – Sky

9. Lennox Lewis: Won’t Back Against Fury

“Tyson Fury’s surprised me in the past. I didn’t think he was going to do that well against Wladimir and he did better than expected. Certain fighters, they rise to the occasion.” – H&J on talkSPORT

“Tyson Fury’s surprised me in the past. I didn’t think he was going to do that well against Wladimir and he did better than expected. Certain fighters, they rise to the occasion.” – H&J on talkSPORT

10. Oleksandr Usyk: Hoping For Double KO

“I like Joshua better because he doesn’t speak that much. I actually don’t like boxers who talk too much. I wish they both punch each other at the same time and fall down together” – SecondsOut

“I like Joshua better because he doesn’t speak that much. I actually don’t like boxers who talk too much. I wish they both punch each other at the same time and fall down together” – SecondsOut

BONUS. Wladimir Klitschko: Refused To Pick!

“Wilder is a great puncher, he’s very quick with his hands. On the other hand, he is facing an opponent that is awkward. It’s going to be really exciting and I’m looking forward to it.”

“Wilder is a great puncher, he’s very quick with his hands. On the other hand, he is facing an opponent that is awkward. It’s going to be really exciting and I’m looking forward to it.”