Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Tyson Fury's Coach Explains Why Schwarz is The Right Fight

Tyson Fury is heading to Las Vegas to fight Tom Schwarz in his first return to the ring since a dramatic bout with Deontay Wilder last December. Fury will take on the German, who has won all 24 of his fights, on June 15 at the Thomas & Mack Centre, boxing management company MTK Global said.

Fury and Wilder could not negotiate an immediate rematch, with the Brit signing a multi-year, multi-fight agreement with United States broadcaster ESPN and promoted by Top Rank’s Bob Arum alongside Frank Warren.

Fury said he was excited to be returning to America after overcoming two knockdowns in a controversial draw against WBC heavyweight champion Wilder in Los Angeles last December.

tyson-fury (5)_7

Ben Davison, who trains Fury, is not taking the unknown Schwarz lightly.

Fans, on the other hand, are not very pleased with the fight.

“You can’t win, can ya? A few names got sent across and we had a look. We don’t want to make the adjustment of somebody big [in size] to somebody small to have to go back to somebody big, because the other two elite fighters that we’re looking to make fights with are obviously 6ft 6in plus. That was a criteria - that we wanted somebody big. We wanted somebody in the top five and who have you got?," Davison told IFL TV.

“[Kubrat] Pulev is mandatory for Joshua and is obviously in line for a big payday, [Oscar] Rivas is 6ft, Dillian Whyte is in a position where he’s discussing with ESPN, Fox, Sky, DAZN, which puts him in a position where he doesn’t know whether he’s coming or going.

“Miller’s taken up by Joshua, Breazeale’s taken up by Wilder. Tom Schwarz [is] number two with the WBO, also number nine with the IBF - so he’s ranked in the top 10 with the two organisations. When the fight got sent to us as well he was ranked number 11 on BoxRec, but all of a sudden that got changed (he’s now 42nd).

“We’re not trying to make a career off of avoiding the bigguns because Tyson is the one who jumped up and took the fight with Wilder, when really he shouldn’t have. Tyson’s shown that he’ll always step up to the mark and take the risk. He went to [Wladimir] Klitschko’s backyard, Wilder’s backyard - who else has done that? When you discuss with them about coming to us… Pfft, the conversation goes dead.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by john l on 03-27-2019

[QUOTE=Granath;19615251]Let's tl;dr that article "Because he's big, slow and has no chance...and I'm lazy"[/QUOTE] Beat me to it nice post.Anybody saying this fight is not joke has a pic of Fury over his bed.

Comment by WBC WBA IBF on 03-27-2019

[QUOTE=kafkod;19620131]Fcking hell! Do you expect anybody to believe sh[B]i[/B]t like this? And you get offended when people call you a liar![/QUOTE] Don't care what you believe. You're entitled to be wrong.

Comment by kafkod on 03-27-2019

[QUOTE=WBC WBA IBF;19619979]Yes I did and I hired a private investigator to find his real identity so I could sue him. The investigator discovered he's a minor and I wouldn't be able to sue him. So I accepted his offer…

Comment by WBC WBA IBF on 03-27-2019

[QUOTE=kafkod;19619699]And you told him the bet was a legally binding agreement and [B][I]couldn't[/I][/B] be cancelled.[/QUOTE] Yes I did and I hired a private investigator to find his real identity so I could sue him. The investigator discovered he's a minor…

Comment by Smash on 03-27-2019

fury got robbed in LA and now hes going to VEGAS LOL where they may not have invented boxing robberies but they have perfected them :439:

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (76)
Top Headlines Hearn Explains Why PEDs are 'A lot Worse' in U.S. Boxing Market Weights: Sor Rungvisai 114.2, Juan Francisco Estrada 114.6 Fernando Molina, Managed By Finkel, Inks Pact With Schaefer Joe Joyce, Frank Warren Discuss Their Deal, Future Plans, More Giyasov, Akmadaliev Ink Co-Promotion Pacts With Eddie Hearn Ito-Herring, Pedraza-Lozada Doubleheader Finalized For May 25 Roach: Shocked That Golovkin & Sanchez Split, It's Part of Boxing Wilder-Breazeale: Showtime To Live Stream Undercard Fights Sonny Fredrickson Inks With DiBella as Eyubov Clash Looms Porter Continues Talks With Spence, Hopes For Pacquiao Clash Hearn Shocked: I Thought Golovkin, Sanchez Were Very Tight Alexander vs. Redkach Tripleheader is Official For June 1, FS1 Abel Sanchez: Greedy Golovkin Offered Me a 'Fifth' of Normal Pay Frampton Set To Return In Summer, Court Push Back A Non-Issue Mikey Garcia Still Aims To Become Five-Division World Champion Joe Joyce Aligns Himself With Frank Warren For World Title Goal Vergil Ortiz: Huge Honor To Co-Main Event For Canelo Alvarez Amir Khan: I'm Not Done at World Title Level, I'll Get Another Shot Wilder Calls For Lifetime Ban For "Drug Cheat" Jarrell Miller Jessie Vargas Promises Wild Fireworks With Humberto Soto Daniel Roman: Doheny is The Fight I Wanted, I Want To Unify Regis Prograis: Whatever Relikh Tries, I Can Beat Him at It Dave Allen: David Price is Likely Next - It's a Four Round Shootout! Andy Ruiz Emerges as Frontrunner in Joshua Sweepstakes Srisaket Sor Rungvisai-Juan Francisco Estrada II: Stats & Stakes Hearn: Andy Ruiz, Michael Hunter Are Credible Fights For Joshua Roman, Doheny Agree Their Bout Will Name Division's Best Canelo: Nothing in My Contract Binds Me To Golovkin Trilogy Rob Brant vs. Ryota Murata Rematch Finalized For July 12 Marcos Maidana Says He is No Longer Coming Back To Boxing Alexander-Redkach, Monroe-Centeno Heads to San Jacinto Photos: Daniel Roman, TJ Doheny - Face To Face, Final Presser Photos: Jessie Vargas, Humberto Soto - Face To Face at Presser Photos: Sor Rungvisai, Juan Francisco Estrada - Go Face To Face Photos: Yves Ulysse, Steve Claggett - Ready For Rematch Clash News: Jackson England, NVBHOF Information, Cartagena, More Nonito Donaire vs. Stephon Young Finalized For WBSS Abel Sanchez Slams "Greedy, Ungrateful" Golovkin For The Split Gennady Golovkin Decides To Part Ways With Abel Sanchez Barthelemy: If Robert Easter Wants a War - We'll Have a War
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement