Tyson Fury looking angry sending a message to Deontay Wilder
By Max Schramm: Tyson Fury had an angry look to him on Monday in sending a message to Deontay Wilder as he continues his training for their trilogy match on October 9th in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Perhaps Fury, 32, has been mentally affected by the criticism he’s been receiving over his COVID-19 illness, which has caused the postponement of his July 24th trilogy with Wilder.
Many boxing fans now believe that Fury NEVER had COVID-19 and was merely using that as an excuse because he had a bad camp, getting bounced around by his sparring partners Jared Anderson and Efe Ajagba. There are rumors that Anderson knocked Fury out during the camp.
Last Sunday, Michael Hunter, who was at Fury’s training camp, said that he had a bad camp, and then suddenly the next thing, he’s got COVID-19. Hunter says it was “fishy” Fury coming down with COVID.
The combination of Fury coming down with COVID-19, which many fans believe was bogus, and him losing his arbitration with Wilder, it’s caused a lot of people to jump ship, losing interest in him.
Among other things, WBC heavyweight champion Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) referred to his nemesis Wilder (42-1-1, 41 KOs) as a “sausage’ and a “big useless dosser,” but what was different about him was the menacing look on his face.
This wasn’t the nice happy-go-lucky Fury that we’d seen before. Fury’s tone and look on his face spoke of a fighter that has mean intentions towards Wilder.
Obviously, the words that Fury used in his message have been recycled numerous times over the last three years, but what’s different is the look on his face. Fury is different now and appears that he wants to do damage.
Physically, Fury looks in great shape, having lost the thin, emaciated look shown during the lockdown. He’s putting on muscle and appears to be on his way back to bulking up to 270+ lbs for the trilogy match on October 9th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
If Fury chose to bail on the July 24th fight with Wilder because he wasn’t physically ready, that shows a lack of dedication to his training. It’s Fury’s job to stay fit, work hard and be ready for his fights.
Assuming the rumors are true that Fury had a poor camp, it looks bad that he pulled out of the fight.
If the shoe was on the other foot and fans saw Wilder as coming up with a fake COVID-19 illness and using it to get out of a risky fight, he would be getting dumped on royally.
Hopefully, Fury makes it out of his current training camp in one piece so that he can face Wilder on October 9th and get on with the business.
It might be a good idea for Fury not to use Jared Anderson and Efe Ajagba as his sparring partners. If those guys are beating the stuffing out of Fury in camp, he needs to get some less dangerous sparring partners to help him prepare.
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