TYSON FURY joked that Deontay Wilder’s team “missed the knuckle-dusters last time” as the Amercan’s co-trainer Jay Deas watched him having his hands wrapped.
Fury’s gloves being tampered with were one of a multitude of excuses Wilder used in the fallout from his TKO loss in the pair’s second bout last February.
And Wilder has already complained about rival Fury’s gloves AGAIN ahead of Saturday’s trilogy fight in Las Vegas.
On Friday, Wilder’s team raised concerns with the Nevada State Athletic Commission over Fury’s gloves having horse hair in them.
Wilder claims if Fury pushes and squeezes his gloves together, it will reduce the amount of padding.
Wilder told 78SportsTV: “We had a little situation with the gloves.
“I already got word of some funny stuff going on in the back of the gloves.”
Inspectors cut open Fury’s gloves before Friday’s fight to allay Wilder’s fears.
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But trainer Deas was still watching intently as Fury’s hands were prepared before the trilogy bout.
Wilder and Fury had a slanging match in a corridor backstage ahead of Friday’s weigh-in.
Wilder told Fury: “F*** your momma. F*** your momma.”
Members from both camps also went at it with Tyson’s younger brother Shane Fury calling someone a ‘dwarf’.
A rattled Wilder team member told Shane: “H** as boy, you ain’t gonna do s***.
“I’ll smack the f*** out you boy. You a h**. You’re momma a h** too boy.
“Your brother ain’t gonna get up tomorrow. Your brother ain’t gonna get up tomorrow.
“And then you next. And then you next.”
Fury goes into Saturday’s trilogy fight THREE STONE heavier than rival Wilder.