“All Fights Lead to the Gypsy King” – Tyson Fury Promises Big Fights for the Fans

Published 12/20/2020, 3:29 AM EST
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – APRIL 26: Tyson Fury and promoter Frank Warren embrace during a press conference on April 26, 2018 at the Lowry Hotel in Manchester, England. Fury is due to make his competitive comeback on June 9. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)


WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury teased some massive fights for 2021 and thrilled the entire boxing community. It’s obvious he is eyeing a fight against unified champion Anthony Joshua. However, Tyson Fury got much more in store.

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If the undisputed heavyweight title fight doesn’t happen by any chance, the trilogy against Deontay Wilder will remain on the charts.

That said, AJ vs Fury is still the most probable heavyweight clash as 2020 draws to a close. Both the Britishers have registered their world championships in style and successfully overcame the year (2020) with one win each.

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While they have been rumored to set up a fight for a long time, Tyson Fury believes that it will take time.

Although he didn’t take the name of his next opponent, ‘The Gypsy King’ hinted at materializing a big fight in 2021. Fury connected with BT Sport to shed light on the same.

He said, “Big fights will happen, you just gotta wait. Good things come to those who wait.  I am pretty right here on the top of the pile. No one is going anywhere without going through me.”

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As per Bob Arum, it will be the biggest heavyweight title showdown since Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier in 1971.

Both the heavyweight champions reached the pinnacle of their division through sheer dominance. They proved their worth against the best boxers and it’s high time they collide against each other.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 22: Tyson Fury celebrates his win by TKO in the seventh round against Deontay Wilder in the Heavyweight bout for Wilder’s WBC and Fury’s lineal heavyweight title on February 22, 2020 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

While several people pose it as a 50/50 fight in favor of Joshua and Fury, the latter appears confident about beating ‘AJ’ to become the undisputed champion.

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The WBC heavyweight champion concluded, “All fights laid to the Gypsy King. I am on the top of the pile, the lineal champion of the world.”

While we wait for 2021 to emerge, the heavyweight division is already stacked with umpteen A-listers. Apart from Joshua and Fury, there are several other men on the title ride. So, we can expect some big announcements in the coming days.

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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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