Tony Bellew has instructed talkSPORT 2 that Deontay Wilder ‘has no class and no skillset’.
On Monday, Eddie Hearn formally confirmed that Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have signed their contracts for an undisputed heavyweight title showdown this 12 months, with the bout relying on a website deal being finalised.
In response, Bellew reiterated his perception that AJ is the person to beast Fury and defined why Wilder failed to take action.
Bellew mentioned on Battle Night time Further on talkSPORT 2: “Tyson Fury could be very, very onerous to work out, however I nonetheless stand by Anthony Joshua. I simply assume he’ll bounce on him, he received’t care what’s coming again, and that’s the one approach to beat Tyson Fury.
“It’s all properly and good that Deontay Wilder was getting near Tyson Fury and swinging massive bombs.
“However hear, you could possibly’ve caught a first-class stamp on them and they might’ve nonetheless been late getting there due to the fashion that he throws them with!
“There’s telegraphing punches after which there’s skimming the lights above the ring – that’s what Deontay Wilder was doing.
“His punches have been that wild and that crude. He was uncontrolled.
“He might have loopy energy and he could be the largest punching heavyweight since Mike Tyson, however he has no class and he has no skillset to match that energy.
“So it’s like a bull in a china store. He doesn’t know what he’s doing.
“He can’t set his assaults up, his jab was simply ineffective within the combat, he didn’t know what to do.
“Even when he had Tyson Fury down and out [in their first bout] he couldn’t end him.
“Take into consideration this – if Tyson Fury will get dropped by Anthony Joshua, do you genuinely consider he’s going to have the ability to see out the spherical?
“Anthony Joshua is likely one of the finest finishers – proper now he’s one of the best finisher within the heavyweight division.”
Bellew was chatting with Battle Night time Further – each Monday night time on talkSPORT2 4pm – 5pm, reviewing the weekend’s motion and discussing the largest tales from the worlds of Boxing & MMA. It’s also possible to hear the present on the Battle Night time podcast feed.