Pulev: Tyson Fury Didn't Impress, Fight Me Next!


Heavyweight European champion Kubrat Pulev (17-0, 9 KOs) was attentively watching a Saturday’s battle between Tyson Fury (21-0, 15 KOs) and Steve Cunningham (25-6, 12 KOs). The Briton won by knockout in the 7th round, but was floored in the 2nd, and had serious problems with the former cruiserweight champion. Pulev believes that Fury’s performance fell short of an idealwin.

"Fury didn’t impress me at all. Steve Cunningham doesn’t come from the heavyweight division. Fury tired Cunningham out using his strength, but I spotted serious blanks in Tyson’s defense. Such mistakes cost you dear in boxing,” Pulev said to Bulgarian media.

Thanks to the win over Cunningham Fury will be move up to the 2nd spot in the IBF rankings. According to previous reports, Fury should face Pulev in a final eliminator later this year. The Bulgarian fighter states he’s ready for such a challenge.

“If Fury is true to his word, he should face me next. We will see in the ring who is better. I’m not going to demand a big payment. The Fury’s biggest asset is a fact, that he’s a bit taller than me, but the body mass is my advantage. Fury weighs 115 kilos, I weigh 117”.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Simurgh on 04-26-2013

[QUOTE=yoz;13294005]Is it me, or has the Helenius hype transferred over to Pulev?[/QUOTE] You are right to some extend. People are eager to find anyone who would be able to provide some uncertainty in HW. Pulev is solid and pretty much…

Comment by joe strong on 04-26-2013

[QUOTE=Mikhnienko;13291469]Pulev "I'm not going to demand a big payment" Kubrat willing to kick Fury's ass just for the fun of it. Let's see how much of Tyson running his mouth about being an Irish traveller and having fighting in his…

Comment by White_Knight on 04-26-2013

[QUOTE=mikinoki;13291806]Anothey braniac boxer:smashfrea If he didn't impressed why do you want to fight him?[/QUOTE] It's his mandatory for a shot at Wladimir.

Comment by yoz on 04-26-2013

Is it me, or has the Helenius hype transferred over to Pulev?

Comment by The_Demon on 04-26-2013

Pulev will destroy Fury,fat pig Hennessey will be scared of taking this fight

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