Tyson Fury has flown out to Germany for Saturday’s world heavyweight title fight against champion Wladimir Klitschko vowing to end the contest by a stoppage to avoid relying on the judges’ scorecards.
The 27-year-old Mancunian will end his long wait to have a crack at becoming world champion when he gets in the ring with Klitschko in Dusseldorf.
The 39-year-old Ukrainian will be defending his WBO, WBA, IBF and IBO belts which he has collected over the years since he became world champion in 2006 when he defeated Chris Byrd to win the IBF and IBO titles.
However Fury is in a confident mood that he will be the man to end Klitschko’s long reign and bring the belts back to England with him on Sunday.
He is unbeaten in 24 fights and he goes into the bout determined to stretch his run to 19 knockouts as opposed to risking a points loss.
Fury said: “It feels very close now, it’s been a long time coming, I’ve been hunting Wladimir down for the last five years, now I’ve finally got my opportunity and it is my time to shine.”
He added: “I’m looking forward to doing a demolition job and getting back. I’m not going over there to win on points it’s going to be a knockout!”
Fury is 4.20 to win the fight and 6.50 to do so by KO/TKO/DQ/TD, while Klitschko is 1.22 to win and 1.95 to get the job done inside the 12 rounds.