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Hearn: Fury-Schwarz is Dreadful, Schwarz is Not Even Top 15!

As BoxingScene.com previously reported, Tyson Fury will return to the ring against German contender Tom Schwarz on June15, fighting for the first time in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Fury, 27-0 with 1 drawn and 19 knockouts, still labels himself the “lineal champion” despite vacating in 2016 the several versions of the heavyweight world title he won against Wladimir Klitschko four years ago.

He’ll be fighting for the first time since a controversial split-decision draw at Staples Center in Los Angeles, last December against Deontay Wilder, who retained his World Boxing Council belt.

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Fury has since signed a deal with Top Rank and US broadcaster ESPN, which will carry the June bout — a deal that slowed plans for a rematch with Wilder.

Schwarz, 24, brings a record of 24-0 with 16 knockouts to the bout, but the towering 240-pounder is taking a massive step up in quality and has fought only twice outside of Germany — both times in the Czech Republic.

Top Rank has the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on hold for the date, with the Nevada State Athletic Commission scheduled to consider the request on March 27.

But there remained a chance the fight could be held at an MGM Resorts International property, either the MGM Grand Garden Arena or the Mandalay Bay Events Center.

Eddie Hearn, promoter for IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, threw cold water on the contest and believes it's a complete mismatch.

"It’s a dreadful fight. You’ve just fought Deontay Wilder, you’ve basically beat Deontay Wilder – I know it was close but most people had him winning the fight. They’ve ordered a rematch, pulled out of the rematch, and now you’re fighting Tom Schwarz," Hearn told IFL TV.

"If Anthony Joshua did that, what do you think the reaction would be? But I don’t blame Tyson Fury. He’s been given a load of money to have an easy touch, no problem.

"I just feel that AJ gets a lot of unfair criticism in terms of his resume, and who he’s fighting, and then Fury goes and fights Tom Schwarz. No disrespect to Tom Schwarz, but he’s not even top 15 in the world."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Calibaloc on 03-26-2019

[QUOTE=denium;19617316]Show me where it says in the Marquess of Queensberry Rules, or any boxing rules, that a challenger must "take a belt from a champion?" Guess what, there isn't any such rule, because it's a complete load of bollocks, made…

Comment by Idunnoshet on 03-26-2019

[QUOTE=THEFRESHBRAWLER;19617334]Lol he is a casual. Not even worth arguing with him[/QUOTE] Yeah . I know . I usually try to ignore Trolls and Fanboys . But sometimes I can't help pointing out their B.S.

Comment by denium on 03-26-2019

[QUOTE=THEFRESHBRAWLER;19617334]Lol he is a casual. Not even worth arguing with him[/QUOTE] [img]https://i.imgur.com/XbM0Yt4.jpg[/img]

Comment by THEFRESHBRAWLER on 03-26-2019

[QUOTE=Idunnoshet;19617255]You sound like an idiot calling me a Casual while you defend a proven PED cheat and call a World Champion a bum .[/QUOTE] Lol he is a casual. Not even worth arguing with him

Comment by denium on 03-26-2019

[QUOTE=THEFRESHBRAWLER;19617219]Fury is PED cheater it will follow him for the rest of his career. Deal with it[/QUOTE] Wilder is a useless bum. Deal with it. The amusing thing is, you weren't calling him a PED cheat when he signed up…

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