Tyson Fury: “I am the Boss” of the heavyweights ⋆ Boxing Information 24


By Charles Brun: Tyson Fury did a little bit of trolling on Thursday, making an enormous deal about him being rated because the subjective Ring Journal heavyweight champion above #1 Anthony Joshua and #2 Deontay Wilder.

Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) posted on Twitter earlier at the moment an image of himself with the caption, “I’m the boss.” At this level, we’re simply hoping Fury doesn’t bail out of his July combat with Joshua, utilizing the excuse that the venue choices weren’t given to him by the April tenth deadline.

The ticking, clocking Tweet that Fury posted on Wednesday means that he’s considering of strolling away from the Joshua combat regardless of all the cash and acclaim he’ll get by taking it.

Sadly, Fury hasn’t confirmed that he’s the boss of the heavyweight division, and there’s quite a lot of doubt whether or not he’ll have the ability to make it out of his two fights with Joshua together with his conceal intact.

There’s a real chance that Fury’s profession might be within the dumpster after his two fights with Joshua (24-1, 22 KOs) in 2021, significantly if he will get knocked out in each of them.

You possibly can argue that Fury’s profession is likely to be as unhealthy off as Alexander Povetkin’s is correct now after his loss to Dillian Whyte. Regardless that it was just one loss, some really feel that Povetkin ought to retire.

If Fury will get knocked out twice by Joshua, it’s truthful to say that the followers can be saying that he’s “performed” and he ought to retire posthaste.

If you wish to be technical about it, Fury doesn’t price being the Ring Journal Championship standing for these 4 causes:

  • Weak resume: Fury has solely fought two high quality opponents throughout his 13-year professional profession together with his fights with Wladimir Klitschko and Deontay Wilder. As most boxing followers know, Wladimir was an older fighter on the finish of his profession when he fought Fury, and he nonetheless would have possible crushed him if he had his late coach Emanuel Steward nonetheless in his nook.
  • Glove controversy: The flopping gloves from Fury’s combat in opposition to Wilder had some boxing followers believing that there was one thing sinister happening. To today, many followers imagine that Fury gamed the system together with his gloves or the Wilder combat.
  • Rabbit punching: Fury’s victory over Deontay Wilder in 2020 noticed him land many punches to the again of his head with out being penalized for disqualified for it. Some followers imagine that Fury wouldn’t have received if he didn’t hit Wilder at the back of the pinnacle so many instances throughout the course of the bout. It’s unclear why the referee didn’t step in and warn Fury for the rabbit photographs.
  • Controversy over knockdown: The twelfth spherical knockdown that Fury suffered in his first combat with Wilder in 2018 nonetheless has many followers believing that the referee gave him an extended rely. The followers imagine that the referee took his time beginning the rely. Additionally, they marvel why there was a rely given within the first place as a result of Fury appeared to be unconscious. It appeared VERY unusual that the referee was giving a rely to a seemingly knocked out Fury. When do you see that very same factor these days in boxing? You possibly can argue that’s it’s uncommon for a referee to present a rely to a fighter that was in the identical situation that Fury was in after he was dropped by Wilder within the twelfth spherical of their first combat in 2018. The query is, ought to Wilder have been credit score for a knockout win? If Wilder was given a knockout win, his report in opposition to Fury can be 1-1 after two fights as a substitute of 0-1-1. Equally vital, would the referee have given Wilder a rely if he was in the identical state that Fury was? Some folks assume the referee would have stopped the combat straightaway if Wilder have been the one knocked out within the twelfth spherical.


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