Tyson Fury promises to have the ‘best’ performance against Dillian Whyte in the heavyweight world title clash | Boxing News
Tyson Fury has promised to deliver the “best” performance of his career when defending the heavyweight world championship against Dillian Whyte next month.
The British duo will meet at Wembley on April 23, live on BT Box Office, with Fury defending his WBC belt against Whyte.
In his rise to world champion Fury was better known for his boxing skills than his prowess, but his consecutive knockout victory over Deontay Wilder proved he’s capable of winning in more than one way. different.
One factor that led to Fury’s more aggressive style against Wilder was that he weighed in at 273 pounds in their most recent bout, and he swore to pass the heavier weight when he met Whyte.
“I’m going to try and get to the heaviest I’ve ever been,” Fury said Sky Sports News. “The biggest fight – so I’m going to be the heaviest, strongest, strongest, more aggressive fight I’ve ever had.
“I’m looking for a knockout. It’s no secret, there’s no point in lying about my plan. What I’m going to do, is I’ll go straight to the heart of the ring, backing you up. me and pounded him with heavy punches until he was knocked down.”
While Fury expressed his extreme confidence in Tuesday’s kick-off event, he remained wary of Whyte’s explosive power.
“I think someone is being knocked down,” Fury said. “Whether it’s me in the front foot or him in the back foot, someone is going to get headbutted.
“Every heavyweight poses a threat because they’re all big, they can all take another man. That’s what I’m looking forward to, the challenge, if he has it. If you can’t beat me, good luck to him. If not, the next day.”
‘I will defend with one arm against Whyte’
Whyte was absent from Tuesday’s event because he wanted to stay in Portugal to continue preparing for the fight, but even without his opponent, Fury appeared to take part in some of the games. wind clown.
The 33-year-old says he won’t be making any major changes to his regular training regimen for the match, other than preparing to close the box with one hand behind his back.
“I don’t particularly do training camps anymore because I train every day, twice a day, five days a week, once on a Saturday, whether I’m training for a fight or not,” Fury said. speak.
“So I’m always ready for a fight, I’m ready to go now. I’m a ready fighter. So they can never catch me because I’m always in the camp, always.
“I’m going to practice a little bit with one hand behind my back, because that’s how I approach the fight. I’ll defend with one hand, just to show off, show them how good I really am. In the fight. hey, you’ll see me with one hand behind my back, that’s a promise.”
Sky customers will be able to purchase the Tyson Fury vs Dillian Whyte fight on BT Box Office through Sky.