“A Lot S**ier” – Anthony Taylor Details the Changes After Tommy Fury Fight

Published 12/17/2021, 9:00 AM EST
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 21: Tommy Fury celebrates victory during the Light-Heavyweight fight between Tommy Fury and Przemslaw Binienda at Copper Box Arena on December 21, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)


The clock is ticking for one of the most decorated boxing events of 2021 between Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley. Every boxing lover is keeping a close eye on this bout. However, apart from this fight, there are some exuberant matchups on the undercard that are worth watching. One such bout on that list is between Anthony Taylor and Chris Avila.

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Taylor fought on the Paul vs Woodley card in August this year. Here, he battled ‘The Problem Child’s biggest foe, Tommy Fury, in a 4-round fight. Taylor was a heavy underdog in this fight, and nothing went in his favor. As a result, he ended up on the losing side.

Now, Taylor has a fight in line for this weekend, and he’s only looking ahead to do well in there. Recently, all the fighters on Paul vs Woodley card were present at the press conference, wherein Taylor spoke about the lessons he learnt from his loss to ‘TNT’.

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“Oh man, since the Tommy Fury fight, I fought twice in Mexico, brushing up my skills. I’m a lot sharper, a lot faster, a lot better, a lot s**ier now than ever,” he responded.

‘Pretty Boy’ will face an inexperienced fighter in Chris Avila on Saturday night. Also, he’s on a 2-fight win streak, which will eventually fill him up with tremendous confidence. Also, with his above comments, it seems Taylor took in some vital lessons from his stout opponent, Tommy Fury, and he’ll employ all that he learned.

Anthony Taylor has the biggest stage to shine

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The last time Taylor fought on ‘The Problem Child’s card, he failed to grab the limelight.

However, he still has a mammoth opportunity in hand to rectify his mistakes and shine at the biggest stages.

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Taylor’s record isn’t convincing enough as it comprises 2 wins and 2 losses. Despite that, ‘Pretty Boy’ will have a chance at hand to improve his record to an extent this Saturday. It’ll be interesting to see how Taylor fares against Chris Avila.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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