Tyson Fury Has An Ivan Drago

Tyson Fury Has An Ivan Drago Style Message For Deontay Wilder

Published On January 5, 2016 | By Niall Doran | Boxing News

‘I must break you’ was a popular term coined in the iconic Rocky movies series, when Russian heavyweight destroyer Ivan Drago uttered the icy words to Sylvester Stallone in Rocky IV.¬†

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Well, fast forward a few years and switch fictional heavyweight tales to a potential real life heavyweight title collision between two undefeated champions, and the phrase has rather entertainingly popped up again, with Tyson Fury putting his own unique twist on it:

“I will break you.”

Current WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder makes his latest defense of his title later this month when he takes on Artur Szpilka at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, as he bids to extend his unbeaten record and set up what after that, would likely be his mandatory challenger fight with Alexander Povetkin.

However newly crowned WBO, WBA and IBO heavyweight champion of the world Tyson Fury is less than impressed with his choice of opponent, and has made his thoughts felt to his American rival over twitter, in typical candid fashion:

Tyson Fury Has An Ivan Drago

The two have exchanged pleasantries over Twitter on a few occasions now, and one would suspect that a potential heavyweight unification clash between the two is building quite nicely for possibly late this year, if the two keep winning.

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Niall Doran
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