Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Fury: Cunningham in Trouble, I'm Taking No Prisoners!

GATINEAU, Quebec, Canada -- Heavyweight sensation Tyson Fury vowed to take "no prisoners" as he held an open media workout at Final Round Boxing Gym, Ottawa, Canada.

With less than three weeks to go until he faces 36-year-old, former two-time world cruiserweight champion, Steve "USS" Cunningham (25-2, 12 KOs), at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York, the 6'9'' Irish heavyweight looked relaxed and assured as he opened his training camp to the media.

Boasting a perfect record of 20-0, with 14 knockouts, Tyson put on a display of shadow boxing and pad work, before making himself available to the press for questions.

"Camp has been going really well, I've had great sparring - everything has gone really well - no stone has been left unturned, so no excuses," Tyson said.

"We've given ourselves plenty of time to prepare, we've been over here now for six weeks, so that's more than enough time to acclimatise and get used to the time difference.

"This is a great opportunity for me to come to the US and showcase my boxing skills at a big venue such as Madison Square Garden."

Fury and his team have based their training camp at Casino Lac-Leamy, Ottawa, Canada, ahead of the contest, where they have had access to state of the art training facilitIes and running trails.

"We've not done much different with preparation because for the last three fights we left no stone unturned - we've been working on different gameplans for a lighter fighter, such as Steve Cunningham, a speed guy, and we just hope it all goes to plan on the night," Tyson said.

"The fight fans better be prepared for a good old fashioned fight, because I'm coming to town and I'm taking no prisoners.

"This is what you've all been waiting for; the heavyweight champion of Ireland coming to the East Coast.

"Steve Cunningham, you're in big trouble, I hope you've been training really hard because I know I have and it's fight time."

The pair meet at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Saturday April 20, broadcast live on network television on NBC.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 04-06-2013

i think adamek beat cunningham both times. i had their 2nd fight 115-113 adamek. cunningham has to eat to get up to 208lbs. i think fury is going to knock him out. he is just to big for cunningham. cunningham…

Comment by Gypsy John Fury on 04-06-2013

[QUOTE=Ulver;13217153]Not as a heavyweight he isn't. I suppose Mayweather is better than Fury, too, but he wouldn't beat him either. I'm sorry, but size is part of the equation here -- along with skill. Size never did much for Julius…

Comment by Gypsy John Fury on 04-06-2013

[QUOTE=Earl Hickey;13216526]Fury is gonna ko this guy all the way back to philly Dem philly boxing fans gon choke on their cheese steaks[/QUOTE] On the money.

Comment by Ulver on 04-06-2013

[QUOTE=Jack Napier;13217119]Cunningham is better than Fury[/QUOTE] Not as a heavyweight he isn't. I suppose Mayweather is better than Fury, too, but he wouldn't beat him either. I'm sorry, but size is part of the equation here -- along with skill.…

Comment by Jack Napier on 04-06-2013

Cunningham is better than Fury, but can't see him winning this actually, would prefer Fury wins anyway wanna see Fury get his against Wlad in the next yr Cunningham won't cut it against big HW's if there were more Adamek's…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (29)
Top Headlines Rigondeaux: I'm Not a Dead Body Like Other Lomachenko Foes Malignaggi: Haymon, Dana White Spoke About McGregor Fight Frank Bruno Gets Trainer's Licence From BBBofC Anthony Joshua vs. Carlos Takam Finalized For October 28 Daniel Jacobs vs. Luis Arias Undercard Update Daniel Jacobs HBO Special To Debut on November 4 Pulev Reportedly Injured, Anthony Joshua Fight in Jeopardy Photos: Lauren Tries To French Kiss Cecilia Braekhus at Presser Whyte: Wilder May Face Audley Harrison Again Instead of Me! Benavidez on Sparring Ramirez: It Was So Good I Could Sell Tapes Josh Warrington Aims To Land Stadium Fight With Carl Frampton Weekend Review: The Rise of Jermell Charlo Hurd's Plan: Make Mandatory Defense, Fight Lara, Then Charlo Spence: Thurman Has Been Making Excuses; I'm Waiting On Him Mayhem at 154: Post-Tripleheader Report Card Josh Taylor Believes Ricky Burns Fight is No Longer Viable Skeete: Jeff Horn Will Not Have Easy Time With Gary Corcoran Groves: Eubank Not Good Enough, His Very Best Can't Beat Me! Kessler Motivated: I'll Repay Support of Fans With a Great Victory Lemieux vs. Saunders Negotiations Going 'Well' For December 16 Morales, Klitschko, Hatton, Winky: One Hall of a Problem Mikkel Kessler Hit By Borrelia, Return Delayed Until March 2018 Thurman: Crawford Must Be Relevant Welterweight Before We Fight Joshua Warned Klitschko: Finish Me or I Knock You The F*** Out! Tony Luis Targets Top Names at 135 After Latest Win Ramirez: I Want DeMarco Rematch, Stoppage Was Way Too Early Horn's Coach: We'd Beat McGregor Better Than Mayweather Did Lara: I'm Going To Clean Out The Whole 154-Pound Division! Kovalev-Shabranskyy: WBO To Rule This Week if Title is at Stake Mares: March or April - I'm Ready For Leo Santa Cruz Rematch Hurd Surprised, Didn't Believe Trout Would Stand, Trade With Him Team Horn Will Attempt To Secure Conor McGregor Fight Next Spence Explains Turning Down Miguel Cotto Fight, Golden Boy Kevin Johnson Shocks Pianeta, Granat Update, Morell-Fornling Dillian Whyte vs. Robert Helenius Set for WBC Silver Title Photos: Erislandy Lara Dominates, Drops Terrell Gausha Groves is Confident: Eubank Jr. is Just Not Big Enough For 168! Photos: Jarrett Hurd Breaks Down, Batters, Stops Austin Trout Erislandy Lara: I'd Fight Jermell Charlo - Business is Business! Photos: Jermell Charlo Demolishes Erickson Lubin in One
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement