Advertisement
Advertisement

Dana White: Velasquez Would Smash That Fool Tyson Fury!

By Edward Chaykovsky

UFC President Dana White has reacted to Tyson Fury's recent rant about challenging UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez next. Fury is scheduled to take on former two-division champion David Haye on September 28th in Manchester. Should he defeat Haye, who is listed as a heavy favorite, Fury promised to challenge Velasquez live on television.

“After I beat Haye I want to fight Cain Velasquez,” said Fury to the Manchester Evening News. “100 percent. Not Klitschko straight away because he’s going to faff around. He’s not going to fight. I want someone who will fight. Velasquez will fight. I’m going to call him out after I beat David Haye. It’s going to be on HBO live in America so the whole of the country is going to hear it. I want to fight him in a cage. It’s no joke, I will fight Velasquez after I beat Haye. If [UFC President] Dana White can put up the money, it’ll happen. He’s already put an offer forward of £1.5m."

White was annoyed. He says Fury is using Velasquez's name to gain recognition. Fury's talk is getting to White. The UFC Prez would love to see Velasquez do damage to Fury. He predicts the fight would last as long as James Toney's challenge of UFC legend Randy Couture in 2010. Couture easily defeated Toney in the first round via submission.

"Nobody knew who this dude was until he started calling out Cain Velasquez number one. Number two, Cain Velasquez has real guys to fight like Junior dos Santos and other guys in the heavyweight division. But I'll tell ya this, if Cain Velasquez continues on his run and runs through everybody, I would love to see Cain smash that fool. First of all he would come in here and it wouldn't be boxing, it would be MMA. If he wants to fight Cain Velasquez, he'll fight him MMA. That fight would last about as long as James Toney did," White told MMA Mania.

Tags: Tyson Fury image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mikinoki on 08-01-2013

Fury and Cain both have already fights so their hands are full especially Fury. Haymaker in 1,2,3:chairshot

Comment by mrpleaseplease on 08-01-2013

wouldnt be the slightest bit entertaining unless there was a no take down rule. toney and more recently mayorga are good examples of taking a fighter out of their element and it will always end just like that.(submission)

Comment by The Gambler1981 on 08-01-2013

[QUOTE=Keitha313;13610250]No chance, it would be easy for Fury or any high rated HW to deal with Cain, he's a MMA fighter and he fights square on!! He'd be getting knocked down and tagged at will all night long.[/QUOTE] I don't…

Comment by Son Of Fraud on 08-01-2013

[QUOTE=The Gambler1981;13610224]Even so and I agree about Fury's amateurishness I think he would be light years ahead of Velasquez in a boxing ring. I would give Velasquez a punchers chance at best. Now if Velasquez had a few boxing matches…

Comment by The Gambler1981 on 08-01-2013

[QUOTE=mrlopez;13610196]Seriously doubt it! Fury fights like a frickin amatuer. Cain by TKO in 2[/QUOTE] Even so and I agree about Fury's amateurishness I think he would be light years ahead of Velasquez in a boxing ring. I would give Velasquez…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (26)
Top Headlines Francisco Santana on Benavidez, leans to Crawford over Postol Daily Bread Mailbag: Ward-Kovalev, GGG-Brook, Broner, More Video: Matias Rueda Confident of Shocking Oscar Valdez Video: Crawford's Trainer Media Interview - Two Parter Tommy Coyle Aims To Make History in Leeds Showdown Crawford Senses Fear: Postol Refused To Look Me in The Eyes Viktor Postol-Terence Crawford: Pre-Fight Report Card Canelo: Golovkin Fight Has To Happen, I Want It To Happen! Ruben Nieto Retains EBU Belt, Stops Gonzales in a War Adam Lopez Furious Over Draw: That Decision Was Bullsh*t! Muhammad Ali’s Training Camp Sold To John Madden's Son Adam Lopez Fights Reynoso To a Draw, Jonathan Guzman Next? Arum: Pacquiao Has Said 'Yes' To Fighting Terence Crawford! Jerry Odom With Crushing Knockout of Julius Jackson in Three Santana on Jose Benavidez: My Goal is To Chop The Tree Down! Ian Green With Stunning Stoppage of Khiary Gray on ShoBox Felix Verdejo-Terry Flanagan Eyed By Arum For Pacquiao Card Shumenov Says Lebedev Refusing To Fight, Calls For Purse Bid Photo: Roach Bets on Postol To Knock Crawford Out Photos: Valdez vs. Rueda, Benavidez vs. Santana Weighin Photos: Crawford, Postol Ripped and Ready For War in Vegas Gilberto Ramirez Shakes Head, Says Golovkin Being a Hypocrite Video: Orlando Salido Talks Lomachenko Rematch, More Weights: Terence Crawford 140-Pounds, Viktor Postol 139.5 LIVE STREAM: Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol Weighin Photo/Weights: Delvin Rodriguez vs. Shawn Cameron Weights From San Antonio: Maidana 143.8, Maysonet 141 Valdez: This is What I've Been Dreaming About Since I Was a Kid Video: Roberto Duran Discusses His Movie, Crawford-Postol Arum Sees Anticipation Worldwide For Crawford-Postol Clash Crawford's Trainer: I KNOW How To Beat Manny Pacquiao! Adam Lopez: I'm Looking For a Breakthrough Victory on ShoBox Video: Gilberto Ramirez Talks Injury, Golovkin-Brook, More Tony Bellew vs. BJ Flores Possible For October, Says Eddie Hearn Sam Soliman Hints at Retirement After Loss To Derevyanchenko Joshua-Pulev Possible For This Year or Next, Says Sauerland Ryan Burnett To Defend WBC International Against Ramirez Sanchez: Brook Will Weigh More Than Golovkin on Fight Night Roach Hopes Postol Gets "A Fair Shake" From Referee, Judges Arum: Haymon Never Mentioned Garcia, Thurman For Pacquiao
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement