Tyson Fury says he wouldn’t survive a round against Mike Tyson in their respective primes: “Mike Tyson would destroy my face in just 30 seconds

Tyson Fury believes he won’t survive one round against Mike Tyson in their respective primes: “Mike Tyson would knock me out in about 30 seconds.”

Boxing superstar Tyson Fury gives a humble response when asked about fighting Mike Tyson in his prime.

Tyson Fury believes he won’t survive one round against Mike Tyson in their respective primes. Fury has established himself as one of the most successful heavyweight boxers of the modern generation. The Brit has faced some dangerous fighters and has beaten them with ease. Despite having a great legacy, the fighter doesn’t think he will be able to stand against a prime Mike Tyson.

During one of his past interviews, Fury was asked how the fight between him and Tyson would go if they fought each other in their prime. The ‘Gypsy King’ without missing a beat, confirmed that Tyson would probably knock him out in under thirty seconds.

He said: “Yeah, I think Mike Tyson would knock me out in about 30 seconds.” When the reporter briefed Fury about Deontay Wilder’s infamous claims about him beating Tyson easily, Fury mocked the fighter. “Wilder is a dreamer and I’m gonna punish him for even saying that about the great Mike Tyson.”

Fury mentioned that Deontay Wilder can only dream about defeating a prime Tyson and he would destroy him inside the ring for such claims. As expected, Fury did what he said and knocked out Wilder via KO in their trilogy fight.

Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk finally agree to undisputed heavyweight clash

Saudi Arabia is set to showcase the biggest boxing event of the century between Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk.
Promoter Frank Warren said on Friday afternoon that a deal for the blockbuster bout has finally been agreed.

However, the date of the contest, which will take place in Riyadh, has not been announced.

“Delighted to finally get this fight signed,” said Queensbury promoter Warren. “This is the biggest fight that could possibly be made in our sport.

“The heavyweights always spark the imagination of the fans, and I have no doubt this will be the biggest boxing event of the century.”

Fury, 35, is due to fight in Riyadh against former UFC world heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou on October 28. His WBC belt will not be on the line.

Last month, Usyk, 36 maintained his unbeaten record with a knockout victory over Daniel Dubois in Poland.

The Ukrainian put down Londoner Dubois in the ninth round to retain his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight belts.

The winner of the bout between Fury and Usyk will see the first undisputed heavyweight champion of the four-belt era.

Fury is undefeated in 34 bouts since he turned professional in 2008, while Usyk has won all 21 of his fights.

Lennox Lewis is the last recognised undisputed champion in the division nearly a quarter of a century ago.

“I can’t believe that it’s happening but it is,” said Usyk’s promoter Alexander Krassyuk.

“Difficult to express my admiration for being part of the biggest heavyweight fight of the century. Respect to Tyson for his courage.”

Fury’s proposed fight with Usyk at Wembley in April fell through earlier this year and the decision to stage the contest in Saudi Arabia is likely to attack criticism given the country’s poor human rights record.

Anthony Joshua fell to his second defeat against Usyk in Jeddah last year.

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