Fury hoping to fight Vitali in March
By Scott Gilfoid: Undefeated #4 WBC Tyson Fury (20-0, 14 KO’s) and his trainer Peter Fury are hoping they can get a fight with WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko as early as March of this year.
Peter Fury said to the Manchester Evening News “If we can get Vitali for March, then we will. We are happy with that, I’m happy to sign up for it. We are ready if Vitali decides to fight on. I can see Tyson winning and keeping hold of the world title.”
I can’t see Fury getting the fight and I definitely don’t see him holding onto any title he gets a hold of unless he avoids all the serious challengers. How can a fighter like Fury win a world title when he won’t even fight Deontay Wilder and David Price?
Come on, Fury has had chances to fight both guys, but instead of taking those fights and testing his chin and his skills against those big punchers, Fury has been content with fighting guys like Martin Rogan, Vinny Maddalone and Kevin Johnson.
I can see why Fury would to fight Vitali, because he’ll get a good payday even in losing the fight. Fury will also get a lot of attention from boxing fans because the fight would be beamed worldwide, so it’s a win-win situation for Fury. He’ll do well even when and if Vitali exposes his fragile chin and his lack of power and knocks him completely out.
The only way Fury picks up the World Boxing Council strap is if Vitali retires from the sport, and even then I don’t see it happening because it would mean that Fury would have to defeat a heavyweight contender like Chris Arreola and that’s not going to happen. I saw how Fury reacted each time the light hitting Kevin Johnson tagged him in the head recently and it wasn’t good. Johnson barely threw any punches in the fight, and he just looked out of shape and old.
Arreola WILL throw a lot of punches and those will be hard shots that will test Fury’s chin. Arreola won’t run out of gas like an out of shape Dereck Chisora did against Fury, and he won’t average 10 punches per round like Johnson. Arreola will throw 60 to 70 power shots per round against Fury and that’s going to be a nightmare for Fury to deal with.