Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder have both weighed in at their career-heaviest for Saturday night’s eagerly-anticipated third fight between the two rivals in Las Vegas (Fury 2/5, Wilder 9/4, draw 20/1 – Bout winner).

The heavyweight trilogy showdown, in which Briton Fury is defending his WBC and Ring titles, is scheduled for the early hours of Sunday morning in Vegas and will see the pair at their heaviest after Fury stepped onto the scales at 19st 11lbs (277lbs), while Wilder came in at 17st (238lbs).

Fury had said earlier in the week that whatever his weight for the big bout it wouldn’t matter as he showed up four pounds heavier than he was for his rematch victory last February, while Wilder has put on an extra seven pounds since that seventh-round stoppage defeat.

The duo were again denied a face-off at the weigh-in but they were both in predictably confident mood ahead of the fight, as Fury insisted the fact he is even heavier means he is going to once again dominate.

He said: “It means total obliteration of a dosser. Total annihilation. That’s what it means to me.”

Wilder hit back by stressing he had “rejuventated” and “reinvented” himself since losing the second clash and spoke about wanting to approach the contest with Fury calmly.

He said: “When you’re calm, you weather the storm. When you’re calm, you’re able to see certain things and you’re able to decide, make great decisions. I’m looking to be calm in this fight, so I can make the great decision, so I can show the people what I’m all about.

“I’m reintroducing myself to the world as Deontay Wilder.”

Fury is 10/11 to win by KO/TKO/DQ/Technical Decision, while Wilder is available at 11/4 to win by the same method. Fury is 29/10 to win on points, Wilder is 20/1.

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