The World Boxing Council gave Tyson Fury until February 5 to set a deal with Deontay Wilder for the second instalment of their phenomenal heavyweight rivalry. While the ‘Gypsy King’ is preparing to break the draw, fans notice another of his potentials.
In an Instagram video, the
Aside from being a celebrated heavyweight boxer, Fury is also hailed for being a survivor and advocate of mental health. After his Wilder match ended in a draw, fans thought ‘The Gypsy King’ should be awarded as BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year in place of the belt.
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) December 3, 2018
Fury Vs Wilder
Fury and Wilder tussled at the Staples Center last month in what many tagged as the “boxing fight of 2018.” The 30-year-old Briton suffered
ven his rival didn’t hold back in praising the mental health survivor for helping him bring heavyweight boxing back into the limelight.
Tyson Fury was set to take part in a kickboxing match back in 2014 or so. Longtime training partner of @GLORY_WS champion Rico Verhoeven as well. Would not be at all surprised to see him give it a go once he's had his remaining big fights in boxing. https://t.co/mutfScZzpm
— JJ (@johnjoeoregan) January 19, 2019
Fury’s Kickboxing Potential
While the Gypsy King is preparing for the rematch, fans couldn’t help but notice his potential in another combat sport. Considering his previous stints and sparring sessions with Dutch kickboxer Rico Verhoeven, many predict how well he would perform in kickboxing or MMA.
“Tyson Fury was set to take part in a kickboxing match back in 2014 or so. Long-time training partner of @GLORY_WS champion Rico Verhoeven as well. Would not be at all surprised to see him give it a go once he’s had his remaining big fights in boxing.”
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The Gypsy "Kickboxing" King !! +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ @gypsyking101 joins in @guerrerok1team Kickboxing K1 style class and shows his versatility!! Should he change codes?? +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ #kickboxing #boxing #mtkgym #GuerreroK1Team #teammtk #mtkglobal #mtkgym #marbella #puertobanus #GypsyKing #TysonFury #K1
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