As it was when the two Klitschko brothers, Wladimir and Vitali, were fighting at the same time, some people have asked the Fury cousins, Tyson and Hughie, if they would ever get it on and fight. Well, as was the case with the two world heavyweight rulers, Tyson and Hughie will never, ever fight.… Read Article
Right now there are a number of heavyweights who could lay claim to being the number-one, the best in the division today, and not run the risk of being laughed out of the room upon making such a lofty claim. We have unbeaten WBC king Deontay Wilder, we have young and unbeaten IBF ruler Anthony Joshua, and we have unblemished WBO boss Joseph Parker.… Read Article
As fight fans may recall, heavyweight legend George Foreman retired, for ten full years, in 1977. At the young age of just 28, walking away from millions of dollars in future fights, Foreman disappeared from the boxing ring until 1987, when he came back at age 37 to fight in another era.
Tyson Fury is 28 right now and he has tweeted how he “might do a George Foreman” and fight again in ten years. … Read Article
Former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye is thinking big in this, the final phase of his career as a fighter. Having just formed his own promotional company – Hayemaker Ringstar with Richard Schaefer as his partner – the 36-year-old says he feels he has five fights left in which to “prove what I need to prove before I retire.”
Haye of course faces Tony Bellew on March 4, but he is already looking at bigger … Read Article
As their showdown nears to determine the WBF cruiserweight title, Bobby Gunn boldly offered Roy Jones Jr. via twitter the opportunity to make their fight a winner take all bout.
Gunn wrote yesterday, “Happy Birthday Roy. Fair play to you. God bless you, look forward to seeing you on February 17. Do you fancy winner take all?”… Read Article
So, Tyson Fury, the unbeaten, never-lost-the-belts-in-the-ring, former heavyweight champion – have you missed him? It’s been pretty quiet on the Tyson front these past few weeks, save for the odd Twitter outburst, and Fury has now been out of action for almost 13 months.
Fans everywhere know all about the troubles Fury encountered almost as soon as he arrived back home from Germany having sensationally relieved Wladimir Klitschko of his heavyweight titles, and ever since … Read Article
An avalanche of news stories – with some suggesting that Tyson Fury’s heavyweight career had been derailed by anything from mental health issues, to PED usage, and recreational drugs – has fallen on the heavyweight landscape over the last couple of months.
The WBA and WBO recently stripped Tyson Fury of their titles, catching up with the IBF, who did the same in 2015 (unbelievably, just 7 weeks after Fury had won their title, the … Read Article
The 28th of November, 2015. Just another date in history to most but for boxing fans it marked a “changing of the guard” or at least that’s what they hoped.
When Tyson Fury met Wladimir Klitschko, the dominant force of Heavyweight boxing for a decade, at the Esprit Arena, Dusseldorf for the WBA (Super), WBO, IBF, IBO & Ring Magazine Championships it was seen as yet another routine defence for Klitschko. What followed was one … Read Article
This time last year, British heavyweight Tyson Fury was on top of the world. Today he is pretty close to rock bottom. It was exactly 12 months ago today when heavy underdog (4-1 against) Fury travelled to Düsseldorf, Germany to challenge the world champ Wladimir Klitschko – a heavyweight great who had dominated for over a decade, last losing a fight way, way back in 2004.
Despite the huge odds against him, Fury feinted, boxed, … Read Article
Will Tyson Fury fight again, and if so will he be anything like the force he was a year ago? It was twelve months ago this month when unbeaten contender Fury went from contender to world champion, defeating Wladimir Klitschko in one of British boxing’s finest victories. Since then, however, it’s been all downhill for Fury.
Weight gain, a lack of desire, huge amounts of controversy as a result of speaking his mind and, finally, … Read Article