It’s always best advised to take most of what heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says with a pinch of salt. The unbeaten giant says so many things – some controversial some just plain daft – and not all of his outbursts truly reflect what he is thinking. So what to make of Fury’s latest statement (yes, Fury had even more to say after yesterday’s astonishing press conference in Manchester!) – that he will fight Wladimir Klitschko … Read Article
Today the second kick-off press conference with Wladimir Klitschko and Tyson Fury took place at the RTL media center in Cologne, Germany. With an attendance of 150 media representatives and 250 RTL associates, the TV broadcaster organized a first-class media event marking the ten year anniversary of close partnership with the Klitschko Management Group.… Read Article
Watch the video filmed by Kugan Cassius over at IfilmTV (scroll below to find) if you cannot be bothered to read about the highlights today’s Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko press conference gave us in Manchester, but either way, fans have to agree: Fury, out of shape (by his own admission) and not at all in love with boxing (far from it, Fury said today that he “hates” boxing) simply does not care what anyone thinks about … Read Article
By his own admission, heavyweight champ Tyson Fury struggled to remain motivated after his big November win over Wladimir Klitschko. The new champion piled out weight, wasn’t really interested in talking about boxing and even suggested he might retire, claiming he had done everything he had set out to do. True, we never know when Fury is being serious, but some fans wondered if the hard to figure out 27-year-old meant it when he said … Read Article
The fight is dubbed “Repeat or Revenge,” and next week in the city of Manchester in the UK, heavyweight rivals Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko will come face to face for the first time since their November fight, at the official press conference to announce the date and the venue of the anticipated return.
Press conferences can be dull affairs, merely a matter of formality. However, in light of the crazy, and highly amusing antics … Read Article
There will be a lot on the line on the night of July 9th; for Tyson Fury and for Wladimir Klitschko. Reigning and defending heavyweight champion Fury will be out to prove his title-winning effort against Klitschko was not a fluke, while Klitschko will be shooting for revenge. And history. If 40-year-old Klitschko can regain the crown against Fury, he will become just the second three-time heavyweight ruler in boxing history (along with Muhammad Ali; … Read Article
Earlier today, Tyson Fury was at the official press conference to announce both his July 9th rematch with Wladimir Klitschko and his cousin, Hughie Fury’s fight with Fred Kassi, set for April 30th. And as usual, the reigning heavyweight champion was not lost for words. Speaking about the upcoming rematch and on new IBF champ Anthony Joshua, Fury gave the gathered media plenty to write about.
When speaking about Joshua – who, Fury says, only … Read Article
Tyson Fury’s long-awaited rematch with Ukrainian boxing legend Wladimir Klitschko was confirmed today to take place at the Manchester Arena on Saturday 9th July. The mega-fight will be broadcast exclusively live on BoxNation.
The iconic venue has witnessed some colossal showdowns over the years including Mancunian legend Ricky Hatton’s unforgettable world title victory over Kostya Tszyu; Welsh legend Joe Calzaghe treated fight fans to a boxing master-class against Jeff Lacy; countless Naseem Hamed and Nigel … Read Article
After many speculations, the date for the rematch between Wladimir Klitschko and the current WBA Super Champion, WBO and IBO World Champion and “Ring Magazine” Champion, Tyson Fury, is officially announced.… Read Article
As fight fans are probably aware, Peter Fury, trainer and uncle of heavyweight champ Tyson Fury, announced yesterday that the awaited return fight with Wladimir Klitschko will go ahead in Manchester on July 9th. Numerous web sites ran the exciting news story, but it seems not everyone is convinced the fight will actually happen in Manchester, perhaps not even on that date.
We have yet to hear or read any official announcement from Klitschko or … Read Article