TYSON FURY says knocking out Deontay Wilder is the only way he can guarantee he will not be robbed again.
Many believe the Gypsy King, 31, should have had his hand raised after battling to a stunning draw with the Bronze Bomber in an explosive LA showdown last December.
The British star is expected to get another shot at the American WBC world heavyweight champion next year if he defeats Sweden’s Otto Wallin on September 14.
But he has expressed his fears over the highly-anticipated rematch going to the score cards again – and he insists victory can only be ensured by delivering a KO.
Speaking to First Take on ESPN, Fury said: “The one thing I won’t do this time, and the one mistake I made last time, is believe that it will be a fair playing field.
“We know it is not going to be so I must knock him out to win.”
The Lineal champ continued: “I don’t believe I can get a point-victory over him. I’ll tell you what I mean.
“I clearly won the last fight. I outboxed him in every round apart from the two rounds he knocked me down in. How do you lose if you win 10 and lose 2? It is clearly not possible to get a point-victory.
“So, I have to change my style which I am happy with. I have never been as strong, never been punching as hard, and never been as confident as I am today.
“I’m definitely knocking him out this time.”
And Fury promised his fans that they can expect a straight-up shoot-out between him and undefeated Wilder, who has earned 40 of his 41 wins via knockout.
He added: “One million per cent. It is either going be him or me.
“I’m not going to tip-tap around boxing because we know where that got us last time.
“So, I believe it is going to be me or him.”
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