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Team Fury: Hughie Suffered Lower Back Injury, Not Medically Fit

By Team Fury

London - It is with our deepest regret that we have to announce that the WBO World Heavyweight Championship between the Champion, Joseph Parker, and mandatory challenger, Hughie Fury, scheduled for Saturday 6th May 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand, has been postponed.

Hughie has been declared medically unfit to box following a medical assessment.  He has suffered an injury to his lower back which has been a serious issue for the last three weeks that has left him unable to train to his full capacity.

Despite receiving intense physiotherapy treatment and his desire to fight for the WBO World title, after seeing his physiotherapist last Friday he has been advised to rest for 3-4 weeks before resuming training.

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Understandably, Hughie is devastated by the injury which has temporarily halted his dream of fighting for the World Heavyweight Title, but the fight will be rescheduled and a new date will be announced shortly.

Hughie and Team Fury wish to express their sincerest apologies to Joseph Parker, the WBO, the fans and public in New Zealand and to all the boxing fans around the world who had been looking forward to the highly anticipated fight.

Frank Warren of Queensberry Promotions will be making a further detailed statement shortly.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by aboutfkntime on 04-26-2017

[QUOTE=LoadedWraps;17620097][FONT="Verdana"][COLOR="Navy"] I completely disagree with the bolded, I think it would be easier for Fury the same way Maidana was easier for Floyd the second time around. I also don't consider Fury to be the kind of fighter to ever…

Comment by LoadedWraps on 04-26-2017

[QUOTE=aboutfkntime;17617886]it makes zero legacy sense, IF Fury gets beaten [B]that rematch would be MUCH harder imo it would be a much more physical fight, and a much more difficult fight to win..... and, I think I would just about favor…

Comment by aboutfkntime on 04-25-2017

[QUOTE=LoadedWraps;17617349][FONT="Verdana"][COLOR="Navy"]It's because you are a fellow Fury fan that I find your take on it so surprising. I just can't agree with the idea that [B]a guy who not only beats a guy, but boxes literal circles around him in…

Comment by Tomjas on 04-24-2017

I'll be surprised if Fury fights anytime soon as guy is as big as a house What's more, it's highly unlikely he'll be succesful given what he has done to his body

Comment by LoadedWraps on 04-24-2017

[QUOTE=aboutfkntime;17617187]I didn't believe a word of that :lol1: oh, so..... Tyson was a mental wreck, and could not possibly consider proceeding with the planned Klitschko rematch ..... but, suddenly....... after Klitschko committed to Joshua..... suddenly Fury is back with a…

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