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Deontay Wilder has shared a clip of himself training in open water ahead of next month's highly-anticipated trilogy bout against Tyson Fury.
The Bronze Bomber is looking to win back his WBC heavyweight championship after losing to Fury in February 2020.
His latest training footage has left fans confused, however, as he seems to be shadow boxing and flexing in water.
Accompanied with music, the 35-year-old shows his skills before walking to the camera with a grin on his face.
Many believed Fury would walk away from a third fight with Wilder due to a number of postponements caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
A huge undisputed title clash with Anthony Joshua was on the table, but Wilder won an arbitration case.
The fight was scheduled to take place on July 24 before Fury tested positive for coronavirus, meaning it'll now take place on October 9.
Wilder now has a month to get ready and training in water is said to help with endurance.
That being said, it normally happens in pools rather than open bodies.
Wonder how much them legs struggled with the current of the water :joy:- FightingTalk (@FightingTalk4) September 5, 2021
Wilder coming out like it's ex on the beach lol- Danny Blackwell (@Fire_Cafc) September 5, 2021
These training videos might be more entertaining than the actual fight.- Black on both sides (@_BlackBourgeois) September 6, 2021
Training in 4ft of water that'll make all the difference alright when fury is pounding the face of him ♂️- Eoin Donnellan (@eoin_don1) September 5, 2021
Ducks are good at swimming :swimmer:♂️- ron cray (@wsw11771) September 5, 2021
Neither man has fought since their showdown 19 months ago, but it hasn't stopped Wilder talking himself up.
Speaking to YouTube channel 78SPORTSTV earlier this year, Wilder said: "You got Floyd and you got Ali and those two great men in the sport that have done their thing.
"I can see the comparison to both.
"When it comes to Floyd, they always said he was boring and his style, which he showed great boxing skills, he showed great IQ in the ring, offense and defence, it still wasn't enough for people.
"And then when a king like me comes along, and show you just the opposite, show you so much power, so much athleticism [...] it still ain't enough."