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
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
BoxNation have secured the exclusive UK live TV rights for Unified World Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury’s highly-anticipated rematch against the legendary Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday 9th July at a venue in the North-West of England to be announced by promoters Hennessy Sports and K2 Promotions.
The exciting news follows hot-on-the-heels of the recent announcement that The Channel Of Champion also acquired the exclusive live rights to the sensational showdown between British boxing hero and former … Read Article
Bored from waiting, and waiting, and waiting for something to be announced regarding the Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko rematch? If so, Peter Fury’s recent Tweet might help you. The trainer and uncle of the reigning heavyweight champion wrote the following on social media a few hours ago:
Don’t hold your breath over the Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko rematch you, we, everyone wants to see. The return fight has dragged on and on, to a tiresome degree, and now, in speaking with RingTV.com, Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions said yesterday the fight may not take place until the fall (Autumn as we call it in the UK). As fans know, it was back in November, getting on for five months ago, when Fury defeated … Read Article
Undefeated heavyweight champion Tyson Fury insists a back injury he first sustained in 2008, which has just flared up again, will do nothing to stop him from being ready to fight, and again defeat, Wladimir Klitschko whenever the rematch is finally set. Speaking with The Mirror, Fury revealed how he was “hit in the back by Richard Towers over in the Ingles’ gym in Sheffield” eight years ago and has suffered pain ever since.… Read Article