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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Tyson Fury, the WBC heavyweight champion, has recently declared his intentions to continue his boxing career, stating that he’s looking to sign a new 10-fight deal after his upcoming fight with Francis Ngannou on October 28th. This announcement comes despite previous claims of retirement, suggesting that Fury is far from done in the world of boxing.
“I’m looking to sign another 10-fight deal after this, so I don’t know, I’m going to put my feelers out there and see who I can get the best deal off for another 10 fights,” said Fury in media reports. “This is all I’ve ever done and all that’s ever made me happy. So it’d be stupid now to walk away from it when I’m making millions of dollars and getting loads of joy from it as well,” added Fury.
In a recent interview, Fury said that he is motivated to continue fighting because he wants to be the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time. He also said that he enjoys the challenge of boxing and that he is still learning new things every day.
“I’m still learning and I’m still getting better, I want to be the best heavyweight boxer of all time, and I believe I can do that,” said Tyson Fury (33-0-1 (24 KOs) in media reports.
“Tyson is in great shape and he’s still improving,” said Warren, his promoter in media reports. “He’s got a lot of years left in him.
Fury is a much more skilled boxer than Ngannou, but he is also aware that Ngannou can knock him out if he connects with a clean punch. That is why Fury is taking the Ngannou fight very seriously.
Mike Tyson the former boxing heavyweight reigning champion joined Cameroonian Ngannou’s (17-3-0) coaching team to help him prepare for the upcoming fight Tyson Fury.
Ngannou is the former UFC heavyweight champion, and he is known for his devastating knockout power. He has knocked out some of the toughest fighters in the world, including Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem.
Fury’s latest statement shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone familiar with him, as Fury is known for saying pretty much anything.
(Additional reporting provided by Joseph Hammond)
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