The world’s premier heavyweight returns to HBO for his second fight of the year in a fascinating Thanksgiving weekend matchup when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO VS. TYSON FURY is seen SATURDAY, NOV. 28 at 4:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from ESPRIT Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany. The HBO Sports team will call all the action, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired and presented in Spanish on HBO Latino. The same day … Read Article
Tyson Fury gives a demonstration of the gloves he hopes he’ll be allowed to use ahead of Saturday’s world heavyweight title clash with Wladimir Klitschko. He also threatens to pull out of Saturday’s world heavyweight title clash and even joked he would fight the champion “bare knuckle” if an agreement over gloves for the fight is breached. The Mancunian Traveller has revealed he may have to wait until the day before the fight before he … Read Article
Mick Hennessy at the press conference: “Why wouldn’t the Gloves arrive on time? This is the biggest prize in sport, heavyweight boxing. It’s a dream to be involved in this. Why wouldn’t they be able to turn it around? Will we have the ones we approved? He tried to get his hands used to them and he couldn’t. There’s a health and safety issue – the gloves have to be right for Tyson’s hands.”… Read Article
Sky Boxing analyst and former 168 lb world champion, Carl Froch, is picking Wladimir Klitschko to successfully defend his heavyweight titles against Tyson Fury on Saturday, though ‘The Cobra’ is urging Fury to ‘put it on him’ and ‘make things rough’ if he is to stand any chance at all of winning.
Froch – set to travel out to Germany for the fight on Wednesday – spoke to iFLtv about the anticipated heavyweight clash, and … Read Article
Tyson Fury’s trainer and Uncle, Peter, has promised his fighter will ‘box to orders’ and not allow himself to get unnecessarily careless in Saturday night’s challenge to Wladimir Klitschko, for doing so could well spell disaster for the Brit’s chances of claiming the Ukrainian’s WBA/WBO/IBF heavyweight titles.
Team Fury are well aware of the danger presented by the champion’s disciplined and regimented approach to the game, that while not always easy on the eye, hides … Read Article
Former undisputed heavyweight champion, Lennox Lewis, has warned Wladimir Klitschko that the ‘clock is ticking’ on him achieving his ambition of bringing the WBC heavyweight title back into the Klitschko family fold.
WBA/WBO/IBF champion, Klitschko, defends his titles against British challenger, Tyson Fury on Saturday night, and should he come through that fight, will eventually be seeking to win the green belt once owned by retired older brother, Vitali, an ambition Lewis says is of … Read Article
Tyson Fury has promised his fans that he is out to ‘humiliate’ long-dominant heavyweight champion, Wladimir Klitschko, when he challenges for the Ukrainian’s WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight titles in front of a 56,000 capacity crowd at the Esprit Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany, this Saturday.
The 6’9″ Fury is the mandatory challenger to the WBO portion of Klitschko’s crown and has promised that he has a packed bag-of-tricks to unleash on the ‘safety-first’ champion, whom he has accused … Read Article
LONDON (19 NOVEMBER) Number one heavyweight contender Tyson Fury has urged fans from Britain and Ireland to snap up remaining tickets to his highly-anticipated world heavyweight title clash with Wladimir Klitschko at the ESPRIT arena in Dusseldorf, Germany next Saturday (November 28), and to cheer him on to an explosive and historic knockout victory.
The 27-year-old Fury, unbeaten in 24 professional fights, already feels he has spooked Klitschko, and well and truly got under his … Read Article
British former super-middleweight legend and Hall of Fame Inductee, Joe Calzaghe, has waded into the Klitschko/Fury debate to state that it’s a big ask for the undefeated challenger to topple the long-time champion, who is currently 11 1/2 years undefeated.
Fury attempts to wrest away Klitschko’s IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight titles in Dusseldorf in 9 days time, in what is to be, far and away the biggest fight of his life, yet having shed as much as … Read Article
Tyson Fury has claimed his recent comments regarding gay marriage, abortion and paedophilia, were taken slightly out of context and were not designed to offend, claiming that as a positive, they have generated more interest in his upcoming heavyweight title fight with Wladimir Klitschko.
Klitschko had responded to the comments from Fury, on dailymail.co.uk, by saying that his opponent must have a brain the size of a ‘walnut,’ going as far to suggest that he … Read Article