‘Ain’t No Tyson’: Twitter Blasts Tommy Fury for Lackluster Performance Against Anthony Taylor

Published 08/29/2021, 9:24 PM EDT
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)


Tommy Fury scored a lopsided unanimous win over Anthony Taylor on his successful US debut to go 7-0 as a professional boxer. Despite failing to stop his opponent, ‘TNT’ left no doubts about his in-ring supremacy, dragging his opponent to the deepest. While Taylor tried to prove his point with a few good shots, nothing seemed to work on his way.

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The former Bellator Prodigy constantly fell prey to Fury’s prowess and had little action to offer from his side. As the fight went full length, Tommy Fury looked more promising in the later rounds. Hence, the four-rounds collision ended with ‘TNT’ raising his hands.

The intriguing result left the door opens to a potential fight between Fury and Jake Paul, on the condition that ‘The Problem Child’ wins in the main event. Meanwhile, the combat world has already shed their opinion on Tommy Fury’s seventh win inside the ring. Starting from boxers to MMA fighters, ‘TNT’ received some criticisms too as any compared him with ‘The Gypsy King’. Here’s how Twitter reacted to the Brit’s latest win.

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Tommy Fury is clearly the one to turn heads in the boxing world now. But his resume lacks an elite opponent. His recent rival Anthony Taylor is 0-2 as a professional boxer. So, beating him isn’t a hefty accolade. However, Tommy Fury is picking his pace pretty fast and can look to bag bigger fights ahead.

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Coming from the bloodline of WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, Tommy Fury seems ready to take ahead the torch. As he looks clear to battle Jake Paul next, there’s no running away from this point. A scrap between ‘TNT’ and ‘The Problem Child’ will clearly be an evenly matched bout. So, it can be the one to test both men’s boxing skills under equal parameters.

Frank Warren and several more elites of the boxing world have already shown an interest in the fight. Moreover, Paul and Fury are young, with legitimate success on social media. All these features validate a potential scrap between the undefeated boxers. Thus, Fury can also remain optimistic about grabbing financial success.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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