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Audley Harrison Itching To Get His Hands on Tyson Fury

By Pawel Pronishev

Olympic gold medal winner Audley Harrison (27-5, 20KOs) is itching to get his hands on British/Commonwealth heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (15-0, 10KOs), who returns on September 17th at Kings Hall in Belfast, North Ireland. Harrison has been inactive since last November's three round TKO loss to David Haye, but he's willing to get in the ring with best fighters on the British scene. 

On the upcoming September date, Fury was due to face tough veteran Martin Rogan, who turned the fight down, and several other possible candidates have turned down offers. Fury’s opponent will be named next week in Belfast at a press conference at the King’s Hall on Wednesday.

Harrison doesn't expect a fight with Fury to happen,  stating that Fury's promoter Mick Hennessy "would never make the fight" because there is too much danger involved for Fury.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by larryusa on 08-19-2011

wow the only loser here would be the people dumb enough to watch this crap

Comment by ManchesterMike on 08-19-2011

I hoped that when the toebreaker (sorry, hayemaker) made a fool of Audrey he would go away for good, Fury should ignore him but as everyone else seems to be ducking Fury it might be his only option. Personally I'd…

Comment by BostonGuy on 08-19-2011

No, no, no fukking no. Boxing fans cannot support Audley Harrison against any high profile fighters nowadays. It's a complete waste of time in what would end up in a farse of fight. There are so many other viable opponents…

Comment by Freedom. on 08-19-2011

I wouldn't mind seeing Fury-Harrison - it's an interesting style match-up. Audley is just a journeyman, but Fury is still an age 23 prospect and has had just 15 fights. He needs more experience against guys like Harrison brfore fighting…

Comment by visionary247 on 08-19-2011

Audrey may have forgotten, on account of being hit upside his head too many times, but we haven't; we've been down this road too many times before to be fooled again. Audrey is a shyte fighter. How do you think…

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