Deontay Wilder gatecrashes Tyson Fury weigh-in to trade insults with rival

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GETTY Tyson Fury would cause Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua problems according to David Haye

A fight broke out between boxing world champions Billy Joe Saunders and Deontay Wilder at a Nando's in Belfast last night.

The seed has well and truly been planted, ladies and gentlemen.

The pair are in the Northern Irish capital ahead of Saturday night's heavyweight bout between Tyson Fury and Francesco Pianeta, with Carl Frampton also headlining the bill at Windsor Park.

Deontay Wilder was in attendance after crashing the weigh-in, shouting his trademark "BOMBZQUAD" phrase while clashing with Tyson's father, John.

Fury looked far trimmer than he did in his first comeback fight against Sefer Seferi and more focused too.

Following up on September's blockbuster rematch between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady "GGG" Golovkin, Fury's Stateside battle will be a feature event on our new pay-per-view channel, BT Sport Box Office HD, which will be available on BT TV, Sky and Virgin platforms.

Fury is a former WBA, IBF and WBO champion and if he were to seal another title fight, three years on from defeating Wladimir Klitschko, it would mark an incredible comeback.

Following the weigh-in, Wilder and Fury clashed outside, with the two fighters separated by security. While David Haye argued that Fury was perhaps holding back so as not "to scare" Wilder away, certain viewers have been less generous.

Wilder will be hoping that Fury can come through to secure a large payday.

This is the third-biggest fight that could be made. It was a deal that was seemingly put together quickly after negotiations for Wilder to face Anthony Joshua fell apart.

Of John Fury, he added: "I'll get my grandfather out of the grave to knock him out".

Wilder is in town to sit ringside during their bout.

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