Klitschko vs Fury: Tyson Fury footwear given to him by Wladimir Klitschko's late trainer
Last Updated: 26/11/15 12:37pm
Tyson Fury says he will wear the boots given to him by Wladimir Klitschko's late trainer, Manny Steward, in their clash in Germany on Saturday night.
Fury (24-0-KO18) wore the white and gold Mizuno boots, given to him in 2010, at his open workout at Dusseldorf Airport as his opponent watched on Wednesday.
Steward, who got WBA Super, WBO and IBF title holder Klitschko back on track after a knockout defeat by Lamon Brewster in 2004, died in 2012, but Fury met the legendary trainer when he visited Klitschko's camp in Austria.
"These shoes were given to me by the late, great Steward in 2010," Fury said ahead of the bout, live on Sky Sports Box Office. "I've had them for most of my big fights and they've never let me down yet.
"When I've got these on I feel like I've got the fastest feet in the world. They might be old and dirty, but they're sentimental and I'm going to wear them for the biggest fight of my life."
Fury, 27, used the open workout to sing a customised version of 'Wind Beneath My Wings' to the onlooking Klitschko and has again vowed to dethrone the 39-year-old.
"You can expect to see the new heavyweight champion and how a young champion should perform against an old one," Fury said. "I know 99.9 percent expect to see me lose to the great Wladimir Klitschko. I know from looking at him he's got doubts, he's very worried and his trainer is worried.
"That's what I love to see. I thrive off it. I thrive off the energy, off the people off the night.
"On Saturday night the whole world is going to celebrate with me as I achieve my goal and become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world."
Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury, exclusively live on Sky Sports Box Office on November 28, is now available to order via your Sky remote and online.