Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Fury: I'm Gonna Kick This Motherf---er's Ass All Over That Ring!

Tyson Fury refuses to accept any other response to his first fight with Deontay Wilder than the one where he deserved to win. (photo by Ryan Hafey)

Nearly 15 months after the pair of unbeaten heavyweight behemoths fought to a 12-round draw in Los Angeles, comes their anticipated title fight rematch. The two will once again collide on February 22 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, headlining a Pay-Per-View event big enough to bring together ESPN and Fox Sports in a joint venture.

What won’t change—at least the way Fury sees it—is who will prove to be the better man in the ring.

“What am I going to do in the fight? I'm going to win, that's what I'm going to do,” England’s Fury (29-0-1, 20KOs) declared during a press conference Monday afternoon in Los Angeles. “Deontay Wilder can make up all the excuses he wants to make in his own brain. His team, everybody can tell him ‘You won that fight, baby. You won that fight!’ But listen, as a fighting man you know when you win and lose fights.

“Simple… he lost the fight fair and square. He will lose the fight again fair and square. They had to rob the man who was out the ring for three years, ballooned up 147 pounds and he still couldn’t beat him! They had to give him a draw in order to give him a victory for the so-called top bloke, the so-called top champion. I’m gonna go out there and give him a boxing lesson and I’m gonna knock him out. That’s exactly what I’m gonna do.”

wilder-fury-hafey (6)

Wilder (42-0-1, 41KOs) insisted during the press conference that he went into the first fight with an injured right hand, doing his best to avoid further damage during a three-month training camp. The unbeaten, long-reigning titlist from Tuscaloosa, Alabama similarly offered an alibi of battling the flu ahead of his first fight with Luis Ortiz, scoring a dramatic 10th round stoppage in their March 2018 clash of unbeaten heavyweights before rallying to deliver a highlight reel 7th round knockout in their rematch last November.

“He’s the one making excuses,” insists Fury, whose last fight saw him push through a horrific cut for more than nine rounds in an eventual 12-round decision win over previously unbeaten Otto Wallin last September.. “He broke his right hand. He only had 12 weeks and four days to prepare. 12 weeks? I can be ready for a fight in two weeks. I’m ready for a fight today, never mind 12 weeks and four days. F--k me!

“There’s no need for excuses, there’s no need for problems. I heard he’s had the flu, I heard he broke his hand. I heard he was having problems. Ah, whatever. It doesn’t really matter, because when I get him in there again, I’m gonna make him feel the fury. He will get it. I’ve never been sure of something in my entire life. As sure as I was this morning put on this suit and me shoes, washing up and brushing me teeth - that’s how sure I’m gonna kick this motherf--ker’s ass all over that ring.”

Jake Donovan is a senior writer for BoxingScene.com. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by SN!PER on 01-15-2020

Cool story, Mr. Fury. But we don't believe you. [U]Current Odds[/U] 5Dimes: -105 vs. -105 Intertops: -120 vs. -120 SportBet: -107 vs. -107

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 01-14-2020

[QUOTE=Koba-Grozny;20324445]Yeah, as a kid I used to play at county level but then forgot about it, didn't play for years, cept for a brief stint in Germany when I was playing in bars to earn beer money when I was…

Comment by Citizen Koba on 01-14-2020

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;20324407]I haven’t played in an over the board tournament in a few years. My last USCF rating was 1668. I play a lot of 3 minute games nowadays online, with the occasional 30 minute game. Up until July of 2019,…

Comment by Skyway71 on 01-14-2020

I don't think Wilder improve his game since the 1st one. The early KO Breazeale fight did nothing for him and aggressive Ortiz tagged him at will. If Fury will concentrate on is conditioning this time around, he will outbox…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 01-14-2020

[QUOTE=Koba-Grozny;20324332]I'm mainly on 10 minute blitz and I'm usually bouncing round between about 1400 and 1500, peaked 1565 a coupla months back. [url]https://www.chess.com/member/toppa72[/url] I'd prefer the 30 min but I was finding it was rare for me to get an…

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (55)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Gervonta Davis: Gamboa Fight Wasn't My Best Performance, It Was Bad For My Fans Crawford vs. Brook To Air Live on Premier Sports 1 In UK Arum on Lopez’s Future: Garcia and Davis Are Big Fights - Haney is Not! Dan Rafael Breaks Down His International Boxing Hall of Fame Votes Kaisy Khademi vs. Ijaz Ahmed Added To November 13 BT Sport Card Berlanga: I'm Ready To Go Rounds, But See Fear in Eyes of Opponents Povetkin Will Be in Better Form For Whyte Rematch, Says Promoter Alex Vargas, Melissa Parker Eye Up Big Challenges in The New Year With Canelo In Limbo, Munguia Borrows The Mexican Torch And Eyes GGG Gervonta Davis' Weight Issues Have Been Blown Out Of Proportion, Ellerbe Says Chocolatito, Estrada Look Forward To Rematch War in 2021 Lipinets' Manager Prefers Porter or Abdukakhorov Next, Not Clayton Conwell Believes Davis' Power Will Be Too Much For Santa Cruz Leo Santa Cruz: Beating Davis Will Open The Door For More PPV Events Never Leaving Las Vegas? Gervonta Davis Finds Training Focus In Sin City Navarrete: I Want To Unify Titles Against Warrington; Styles Would Mesh Perfectly Xavier Martinez: I Showed I Could Come Back and Win, I Didn't Fold Subriel Matias: I Want World Title Eliminator, I'll Fight Anyone Lipinets Willing To Do Rematch, Clayton is More Than Willing Mayweather Unsure If He'll Work Gervonta Davis' Corner For Santa Cruz Fight Devin Haney: I Thought Teofimo Won, But A Lot Was On What Loma Didn't Do Lipinets-Clayton Ends in Draw, IBF Interim-Title Remains Vacant Subriel Matias Breaks Down, Stops Malik Hawkins Xavier Martinez Overcomes Near Disaster To Decision Marrero Carlos Cuadras Felt That He Proved His Level in Estrada Rematch Ryan Garcia: Gervonta Davis is My Loma Fight, I Want Him & Lopez in 2021! Canelo's Coach Reacts To Facing Spence, Likes Charlo For 2021 Sergey Lipinets, Custio Clayton Battle To Twelve Round Majority Draw Sergey Lipinets vs. Custio Clayton - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Xavier Martinez Dropped Twice, Recovers To Decision Claudio Marrero Xavier Martinez vs. Claudio Marrero - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Subriel Matias Breaks Down, Drops, Stops Malik Hawkins Malik Hawkins vs. Subriel Matias - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Custio Clayton: Fight Against Lipinets Will Show That I Belong With The Elite Claudio Marrero: Xavier Martinez Is Just Another Fighter In The Way Lipinets: This Is The Route I Had To Take, Top Welterweights Won't Fight Me Unless Forced Hawkins: When You Fight Back Against Matias, He’s A B-Class, C-Class Fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov: You Have To Take Risks Like Tyson Fury To Become A Legend Vitali Klitschko Tests Positive For COVID-19 Dave Allen vs. Christopher Lovejoy Set For Usyk-Chisora Card
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement