Deontay Wilder’s trainer, Jay Deas, says his Bronze Bomber will take advantage of Tyson Fury’s mistake of disengaging ‘incredibly knowledgeable and strategic’ trainer, Ben Davidson, and replacing him with Javan ‘Sugarhill’ Steward ahead of their much touted rematch on February 22.
Davison trained the Gypsy King for the first bout against the Bronze Bomber in December 2018 which ended in a draw, but it’s Steward who is expected to hone the Briton into a ship shape needed to defeat the WBC champion.
Deas told Sky Sports: “Any time a trainer and a fighter who have done such wonderful things together split, it has to be an advantage for the next opponent.
“Chemistry is not an overnight thing. Ben was not just Tyson’s trainer – he was a brother, confidant, friend, therapist. Those kinds of guys don’t come along every day.
“I think a lot of Ben – for someone as young as he is, he is incredibly knowledgeable and strategic. He picks up on intricacies…
Source: Complete Sports