Video by britishboxers.co.uk – Peter Fury, the uncle and trainer of unbeaten heavyweight contender Tyson Fury, has has denied the boxer has retired from fighting and will be back in the ring, after having Christmas off in the light of his fight against David Haye being called off for a second time. Fury and Haye were set to go head to head on February 8, at the Manchester Arena after the original September fight was postponed after Haye suffered a cut eye in sparring.
The contracts were signed for early next year, but again, Haye was forced to pull out after having shoulder surgery, putting and end to Fury’s biggest fight and frustrating him to the point that he announced his early retirement after becoming despondent with boxing. Listen to Peter Fury and his views on team Haye after pulling out of the fight again, a potential fight for Tyson Fury against Deonaty Wilder, he slams Golden Boy promoter Richard Schaefer, tells us about his son Hughies progress, and speaks about his traveller fighting background.
Hughie Fury Interview:
Hughie Fury has just turned 19, he is unbeaten in 12 fights, winning 7 by KO. His 12 fights have all come in the last 8 months, since turning professional in March this year.
Hughie from Manchester, is trained by his father Peter Fury, he won the world junior championships just before he went professional and this level headed young man is starting to make a name for himself in the fight game. With the possibility of him breaking Mike Tyson’s record as the youngest heavyweight champion of all time, he is one to keep an eye on.
Born of travelling blood, Hughie is the first cousin of world heavyweight contender Tyson Fury, the pair train together and one day they hope to rule the heavyweight division just as the Klitschko brothers have for many years.
In our interview here with Fury, he talks about how he began boxing, his career so far, his ambitions for the future and a few things that make him tick.
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