Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Team Fury Ponder Other Options as Chagaev Talks Stall - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  9/4/2012       Read more by Phil D. Jay         
   
Team Fury Ponder Other Options as Chagaev Talks Stall
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

by Phil D. Jay

Tyson Fury (19-0, 14KOs) will soon consider other options as the possibility of securing target opponent, former WBA world champion Ruslan Chagaev (30-2-1, 19KOs), seems destined to fail as the two sides are unable to make it past the negotiations phase.

The former Irish champion, along with trainer and uncle Peter Fury, had focused all their efforts on securing the Uzbek fighter for a November date in Las Vegas or Dublin, but have been left frustrated at a lack of enthusiasm from Chagaev.

“We have asked Chagaev for a response in writing if he wants fight or not. In the next few days we will be looking for other options once he has officially turned the offer down,” Peter Fury told World Boxing News.

Fury, 24, is looking to build on his impressive 19-0 record with a world name in readiness for a title shot sometime in the next twelve months and had previously ruled out past world champions James Toney and Jean-Marc Mormeck.

The 6'9 puncher was hoping to face a former recognized beltholder for his 20th pro outing and may now be forced to look elsewhere due to a lack of available opponents - unless 'White Tyson' responds favorably to the offer already on the table. Chagaev had recently mentioned that he was having some trouble with respect to hiring a new training team after parting ways with Universum Promotions.

Phil D. Jay covers boxing for worldboxingnews.net

Tags: Ruslan Chagaev , Tyson Fury



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

Fear the Fury he is coming
comment by horaceharter, on 09-05-2012
Fury will rule the heavy's once the Klits retire. Take that as Gospel.

comment by Rustyboy82, on 09-05-2012
He'll end up fighting someone crap. An out-of-shape, unmotivated Chisora has been his stiffest test to date by miles.

comment by Earl Hickey, on 09-04-2012
Bash up matchstick legs wilder

comment by joe strong, on 09-04-2012
[QUOTE=Freedom.]He should fight a tall opponent, perhaps Michael Grant or Alexander Dimitrenko. Fighting small HWs won't help prepare him for the Klitschkos, Wilder and Price.[/QUOTE] those were 2 guys i thought of too but i don't think dimitrenko will take that fight. michael grant would b...

comment by ddangerous, on 09-04-2012
I liked this fight. Wish it would come off. I still can't get over the "White Tyson" handle. That is ridiculious.

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (7) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Jonathan Barros-Sergio Escobar ...
  Chris Algieri: If I Can Hurt Pa...
  Team Alexander on Khan: Winner ...
  Hopkins-Kovalev Clash: Referee,...
  Lemieux-Rosado Tops HBO Tripleh...
  De La Hoya: Khan To Face Alexan...
  Roy Jones Jr. Questions Rubio K...
  Dillian Whyte Secures Quickfire...
  Groves Would Like To See Golovk...
  Zhakkiyanov-Mundraby Clash Move...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.