In a highly entertaining press conference ahead of Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko's rematch in Manchester this summer - both men were in top form. I've seen a lot of boxing press conferences over the years, but today's public presser in Manchester between Fury and Klitschko could indeed be the very best of the lot and has really got the…
Tyson Fury Speaks On Being Dropped 3 Times In Sparring
Heavyweight champion of the world Tyson Fury is known for his throw away comments, random sense of humour but also his genuine candidness. However if his latest revelation is to be believed, Wladimir Klitschko could be smiling right about now.
Fury (25-0-18KO) is due to rematch Wladimir Klitschko on July 9th at the Manchester Arena, but it would seem he is fighting a race against the clock at the moment to shed excess pounds and get in optimal physical condition for the challenge that lays ahead.
Tyson’s boxing skills are still underrated by many, astonishingly, when you consider the achievement he churned in last November against Klitschko (64-4-53KO) – who hadn’t been beaten for over a decade prior to that.
But it’s his recent fighting shape that has come under fire recently and has been cause for concern for his fans, after blowing up in weight considerably since then.
He admitted as much today on his Instagram account, along with revealing a worrying incident that (apparently) happened, although it’s often hard to tell if Tyson if being serious or not.
Nonetheless, he comes across as relatively sincere. Tyson Fury speaks on getting dropped in sparring:
Since the time of this article Fury has unfortunately had to vacate his heavyweight titles due to not being fit to box professionally because because of mental health problems.
We wish Tyson a speed recovery and hope to see him back in the ring soon.