The former lineal heavyweight champion points out this interesting Tyson Fury Conor McGregor similarity in their fights following the UFC star’s big win in New York.

Plenty of professional boxers have commented over night (and today so far) on their respect for mixed martial artist Conor McGregor after he won a massive fight event in Madison Square Garden at UFC 205.

One such fighter is none other than Tyson Fury. A man like McGregor who is no stranger to controversy and likes to speak his mind.

Fury ever the student of the fight game, pointed out this interesting photo split comparison between him and the new UFC lightweight champion’s fight against Eddie Alvarez.

Comparing one of McGregor’s moves to one used in Fury’s historic world heavyweight title win last year against Wladimir Klitschko:

Congratulations @TheNotoriousMMA on making @ufc history. If you need any more tips just ask?? pic.twitter.com/PVdA2FCjY6

— TysonlukefuryakaGK (@Tyson_Fury) November 13, 2016

Quite the compliment to Fury’s fight style if indeed McGregor did steal or copy the move from the Manchester based heavyweight boxer.

Although for those familiar with boxing history, you’ll know the move originally came from Roy Jones Jr. At least in recent times.

From a boxing perspective, it is understood that Fury is recovering well at the moment following recent mental health issues that were also compounded by Fury overdoing it on the partying in between fight camps – between alcohol and cocaine.

It is expected that Fury will return to boxing sometime in 2017 and already he is mandatory with the WBO (World Boxing Organisation) to get an immediate shot against the winner of Joseph Parker and Andy Ruiz Jr when the pair contest Fury’s recently vacated world title next month in New Zealand.

Fury also released this video on his Twitter account this weekend indicating that he is enjoying life at the moment, with a definitive return to the sport unclear date-wise at the minute:

#TBE #GYPSYKING #BOOSH pic.twitter.com/6LXdCgsS9o

— TysonlukefuryakaGK (@Tyson_Fury) November 12, 2016

He also noted on the same day that he isn’t missing boxing at the moment:

Living the dream, Bitches, do I miss boxing #NO pic.twitter.com/XlLKWJTfhr

— TysonlukefuryakaGK (@Tyson_Fury) November 12, 2016

Recently I covered five points on how when he does comeback – he can comeback better than ever. Check it out here.

(Image source and credit: Tyson Fury Twitter)

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