The undefeated heavyweight world champion, boxer Tyson Fury is launching a new challenge and plans to invest the MMA soon. With Conor McGregor as coach.
What makes Tyson Fury run? The IBF World Champion, WBA, WBO and IBO, unbeaten in 28 fights (27 wins, 1 draw), is obviously still hungry for conquests. After making his wrestling debut in WWE on October 31st in ... Saudi Arabia, the 31-year-old boxer now wants to rub shoulders with the world of MMA. A few days ago on the UK Skysport website, Tyson Fury said, " I have something big to come after the WWE, even bigger than that. We could see Tyson Fury debut at MMA this year. Tyson Fury takes the controls . "
The boxing world champion, who likes to talk about him in the third person, is used to shattering statements. Controversial star, his sexist, anti-Semitic or homophobic outings are often decried. In 2015, more than 100,000 people had even signed a petition in England to ask the BBC to remove Fury from the list of contenders for the title of Athlete of the Year. However, the native of Manchester knows how to talk about him and electrify the crowds.
Mc Gregor " ready to train "
This announcement to join the MMA, more and more popular, surely participates in search of even stronger notoriety and conquer beyond the world of boxing where it is far from unanimous as much because of his style that of his character.
It's unclear when the entry into MMA will be official for Tyson Fury, but he looks forward to seeing the spotlight turn to him when taking on this new challenge. Com operation? Thirst for notoriety? Additional earnings search? The man who nicknamed himself " The gypsy King ", sees big and counts on the star of the MMA Conor Mc Gregor to train it. " I talked to Conor about it. He is ready to train. It's going to be good. He just said that as soon as I'm ready, I could come to Dublin. I am very impatient, I will accept his proposal, "reveals Fury in the interview with Skysport .
The future collaboration between the two stars, of Irish origin, has something to appeal to fans of combat sport who already salivate at the idea of seeing Fury in the cage. To be continued...
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