Deontay Wilder launches fresh attack on heavyweight rival Tyson Fury

Deontay Wilder has launched a fresh attack on rival Tyson Fury, insisting the British fighter consistently takes on easy opponents.

The two heavyweights fought a controversial draw in LA back in December and are likely to rematch early next year, assuming both come through their next scheduled bouts.

Fury continued his astonishing return to the sport with a convincing win over Tom Schwarz on his Las Vegas debut last month and will have one more warm-up fight later this year before once again locking horns with Wilder.

The American knockout specialist, meanwhile, made short work of Dominic Breazeale last month and is due to take on Luis Ortiz for the second time in his career in September.

Fury endeared himself to the American boxing public by putting on an impressive show against unheralded Schwarz, but Wilder was less than impressed.

"I watched it (the Schwarz fight) and Fury did what he was supposed to do. He had a punching bag in there with him," Wilder informed World Boxing News.

"If you look at Fury’s resume and the things he’s done, he hasn’t really fought anybody of excitement besides from Klitschko or me. Everybody else has been lower opposition.

"Coming back from his little layoff (and being) another guy getting popped for drugs, he came back in with two low guys up in England. He then finally caved in and fought me."

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