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Tyson Fury: I'm Ready To Take Alexander Povetkin Out!

By Chris LaBate

British/Commonwealth heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (16-0, 11KOs) believes he's ready for some world class gold. He defense his belts on November 12th in Manchester against unbeaten Canadian Neven Pajkic, but he wants to face WBA "regular" champion Alexander Povetkin (22-0, 15KOs) in early 2012. Povetkin himself has a scheduled defense on December 3rd in Helsinki against Cedric Boswell.

“I’m not thinking about the European [title] any more,” Fury insists to Sportsvibe. “I’m thinking about other things now, bigger things. I want the winner of Povetkin-Boswell. I’m ready to take Povetkin out, no problem, but he has to get past Boswell first. I’m the British and Commonwealth champion chasing a world title. I’m chasing them. This time next year, I will be WBA world champion.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Alx. on 10-28-2011

fury should wait, he'll get dropped

Comment by Fish_Scotland on 10-28-2011

[QUOTE=Stronger;11343309]Fury is a KO waiting to happen. Povetkin would knock him out.[/QUOTE] Yep Fury will get dropped by the 1st average fighter he faces!

Comment by TBear on 10-28-2011

Fury needs to wait and get alot more experiance. I would let him near a title for at least 10 more fights.

Comment by Stronger on 10-28-2011

Fury is a KO waiting to happen. Povetkin would knock him out.

Comment by Sparked_1985 on 10-27-2011

[QUOTE=Enzo Mc is ****;11340529]Fury should remember he's got time on his side. He doesn't have to do these things immediately.[/QUOTE] I don't think he cares if loses. As long as it's heroic failure. Travellers' and Irishmen alike aren't averse to…

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