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Watch: Heavyweight champion Wilder shouts 'bomb squad' at Belfast weigh-in

Where Tyson Fury goes, controversy follows, and that was the case at the Europa Hotel in Belfast where the weigh-in was taking place ahead of fight night at Windsor Park on Saturday.

The 30-year-old tipped the scales at a mammoth 258lbs ahead of his bout against Italian Franceso Pianeta, but Fury and Pianeta weren't the only heavyweights in the building.

Scuffles break out between current heavy weight champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury's dad John Fury - Credit: Stephen Hamilton-Presseye
Scuffles break out between current heavy weight champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury's dad John Fury - Credit: Stephen Hamilton-Presseye
17th August 2018 Tyson Fury pictured at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight against Francesco Pianeta at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Tyson Fury pictured at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight against Francesco Pianeta at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Francesco Pianeta pictured at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight against Tyson Fury at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Tyson Fury pictured at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight against Francesco Pianeta at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Tyson Fury pictured at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight against Francesco Pianeta at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Tyson Fury pictured with Francesco Pianeta at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Tyson Fury pictured at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight against Francesco Pianeta at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Tyson Fury pictured with Francesco Pianeta at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Tyson Fury pictured with Francesco Pianeta at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Tyson Fury pictured with Francesco Pianeta at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Tyson Fury pictured with Francesco Pianeta at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Scuffles break out between Current heavy weight champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Furys's dad at todays weigh in after he tries to goad Tyson Fury ahead of tomorrows fight at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Tyson Fury pictured with Francesco Pianeta at the Europa Hotel in Belfast at todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Scuffles break out between Current heavy weight champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Furys's dad at todays weigh in after he tries to goad Tyson Fury ahead of tomorrows fight at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Scuffles break out between Current heavy weight champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Furys's dad at todays weigh in after he tries to goad Tyson Fury ahead of tomorrows fight at Windsor Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye
17th August 2018 Scuffles break out between Current heavy weight champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury at the entrance to the Europa Hotel in Belfast after todays weigh in ahead of tomorrows fight with Francesco Pianeta. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Hamilton -Presseye

Deontay Wilder, the WBC heavyweight world champion, crashed the weigh-in to square up to his rival Fury.

Alabama heavyweight Wilder posed for pictures with fans in the crowd, before shouting 'bomb squad', and squaring off with Tyson Fury's father John Fury.

Wilder and Tyson Fury then came face-to-face in the lobby of the Europa Hotel, with dozens of fans holding them apart.

'Bomb Squad' is a catchphrase associated with Wilder, and is derived from his 'Bronze Bomber' nickname.

Wilder will be ringside on Saturday, and is likely to be Fury's next opponent should he come out on top against Pianeta.

It's been rumoured a showdown in Vegas towards the end of the year could be on the cards.

Carl Frampton may be feeling more like a warm-up act at his own show after that display, but he had a fairly uneventful morning in comparison, weighing in at 126lbs exactly.

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