Tyson Fury believes both he and England rival Anthony Joshua have changed the heavyweight landscape for Britain’s growing prospects. Fury still has his eye on futuristic pitch battles at Old Trafford: “Never say never”; Plus Scott Welch considers the pros and cons of Fury vs Ngannou.
10:43 a.m. UK Saturday 19 August 2023
Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua agree a bit.
It looks like they won’t reach an agreement to fight each other anytime soon. this certainly But Fury believes the pair have set a path that many other British heavyweights have. able to follow
“I think we gave them a lot of goals. Both me and AJ,” Fury said. sky sports.
“We gave them a lot of hope that it would be successful. Because before I became a world champion England only has six or five World Cup titles.” [heavyweight] Champions throughout the history of boxing.
“Suddenly we had a few more calls,” he continued. I think we’ve inspired a lot of people. And hopefully they can continue to do well in this division.”
But while he acknowledges how talented Britain’s young fighters are, But he still didn’t see that anyone could compare to him or Joshua right now.
“I think we have a lot of talent, David Adeleye, Solomon Dacres, Johnny Fisher, Frazer Clarke, Nathan Gorman, Daniel Dubois. Fury said: “There is a lot of hot talent in this country especially.
“I think I had a good fight. A lot at the British level right now,” he continued.
“I don’t think they are anywhere near world class right now. They are still youths. So they should compete for the English title. Maybe it’s an English position. So I’m not sure how far they’ll go, but they definitely look promising.”
Although he is not optimistic that the clash between British heavyweight Anthony and Anthony Joshua can happen. But Fury still expects a big race in the UK. by looking at the old Trafford is a potential place for battle on the pitch.
“I should have punched Old. Trafford last year,” he said.
“Never Say Never”
Fury vs Ngannou: Is it good for the game?
Tyson Fury will meet former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou in their next boxing bout in October.
The decision to pit current WBC title contenders against those making their debut raised eyebrows and sparked a debate in the boxing community.
talking on tutu to Former British Heavyweight Champion Scott Welch podcast has a balanced view. He highlighted Fury’s accomplishments.
“He went to America. [to box Deontay Wilder] not once But three times he went to Germany. [to beat Wladimir Klitschko and become a unified world champion]. He did more than others dared to do. He is a great champion in my eyes,” said Welch.
Fury’s international involvement and his incredible battles with Wilder and Klitschko have undeniably earned him such a high status in the sport.
Welch delves into opponent selection concerns. Although he emphasizes the reasoning behind Fury’s decision.
“[The Derek] Chisora’s Battle That was his fight he deserved after the big fight. [Dillian] Why are you arguing? After that, he deserved an easy fight,” said Welch.
“Maybe he should announce he’s going on tour and go fight a few people. and he will return when he is ready. Because I think the state of mind He needs a break too.”
He also addressed the broader context of this fight. which is similar to other cases Outstanding in combat sports
“[Muhammad] Ali did something similar. [with Antonio Inoki]. There’s just too much talk. There’s too much talk in the streets. And maybe it should be done a little bit differently,” he said.
As for its impact on the boxing landscape, Welch actually works. “Is it good for the game? Not really,” he said.
“As long as he comes back after that and quite quickly. You are awesome.”
Fury should return to the ring against traditional opponents after this and will want to see him fight WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk.
“So, if we’re going to finish this fight, finish it get out of the way We’re okay with it, we can deal with it, we can fight, we’re done, get back together.” Then if you’re going to do that,” said Welch.
“Or say I’m done.”
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