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It is barely one day to the heavyweight title showdown between Britain’s Tyson Fury and American Deontay Wilder and the boxing world is expectedly agog.

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Fury will challenge Wilder for his WBC world title on Saturday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, United States.

And while Wilder is confident of teaching Fury a boxing lesson, the 30-year-old former heavyweight champion strongly believes he will dethrone the American in front of Americans.

The boxers had faced off at a press conference. They have bragged about their title credentials. But what do boxing greats think about the bout?

Concise News has a roundup of some of their views.

Anthony Joshua predicts Wilder win 

“If Fury wins, Wilder gets a rematch so it messes up [my] plans a bit. Nevertheless, Wilder for me. He will win,” he told Land Rover Event.

Lennox Lewis expects another Fury surprise 

“Tyson Fury’s surprised me in the past. I didn’t think he was going to do that well against Wladimir and he did better than expected. Certain fighters, they rise to the occasion,” he told H&J on talkSPORT.

David Haye: Wilder Win

“I just believe Tyson Fury has not in the last three years put his body, put his mind, put his skillset in a position to give himself the best chance. But he’s a very awkward character, awkward style, anything’s possible with him,” he told Jim White on talkSPORT.

Luis Ortiz: Wilder KO

“If all goes as expected and Wilder puts Fury to sleep like I think he will, I want another shot at him ASAP. It will be an epic rematch between me and Wilder”

Amir Khan: Fury Win

“I think, out of all the heavyweights, in my opinion, I think he’s the best one. I think he will beat them all,” he told talkSPORT.

Anthony Crolla: Fury Win

“It’s a fight I can’t wait for. I’m obviously behind our boy Tyson Fury, but it’s a tough night. Listen we’ve got to be honest here and I’ll be deadly honest. I’m backing Tyson, but I am worried,” he told

Dillian Whyte: Wilder KO

“Wilder’s gonna knock Tyson Fury out. You have to be realistic sometimes. I think he’s cashing out because those last two fights he had, I never [saw] anything in him that made me say: ‘You’re ready for Deontay Wilder,” he told Jim White on talkSPORT.