Chris Arreola Reveals Why He Would Like to Fight Tyson Fury

Published 04/11/2021, 7:01 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 25: Lineal Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury works out in front of Los Angeles media in advance of his highly anticipated WBC Heavyweight World Championship against undefeated WBC World Champion Deontay Wilder on December 1at Churchill Boxing Club on October 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images)


Chris Arreola is all charged up to take up one of the toughest in-ring tests on May 1. He will lock horns with the Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr. in a momentous 12-round clash. This fight is unquestionably an important fight for ‘The Nightmare’ to get back his boxing stint on track. But in the longer run, Arreola wants to face none other than the current WBC heavyweight champ, Tyson Fury.

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Recently, Arreola interacted with FightHype, wherein he shed some light on why he’d like to fight ‘The Gypsy King’.

You know what one’s good enough, you know with Tyson Fury, I would love to fight Tyson Fury. Not just because he’s the title winner, not just because he’s the champion, I just think, it would be fun press conferences, it’ll be fun talking s**t with him, and there’ll be a fun a** fight,” he said.

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NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 18: Chris Arreola talks with members of the media about his upcoming fight with Adam Kownacki at Barclays Center on June 18, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Edward Diller/Getty Images)

‘The Nightmare’ feels irrespective of who Fury faces, the latter goes in full throttle when it boils down to real boxing. In his extensive boxing run, Tyson Fury has remained a favored matchup in the division for obvious reasons.

He exhibits an enigmatic profile, and his paramount skills have assisted him in reaching the top. That said, he’s truly a dream fight for Chris Arreola, and the veteran will look for all the possible ways to get his hands on ‘The Gypsy King’.

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How can Chris Arreola fight Tyson Fury?

Tyson Fury is currently locked in to fight fellow Brit Anthony Joshua for the undisputed heavyweight title fight. On the other hand, Arreola has kept a lackluster stint in the sport and is coming back to ring against Ruiz Jr. after over 24 months.

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LEICESTER, ENGLAND – MARCH 23: Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury pictured at Morningside Arena on March 23, 2019 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Citing this situation, Arreola’s dream of securing a fight with Fury might be in jeopardy as of now. Firstly, he will have to put on a win against a polished Andy Ruiz Jr. If ‘The Nightmare gets past this stern challenge, then he might just have to fight a couple of times more to get his hands on Tyson Fury.

As of now, it will be exciting to see how he fares in his next bout against the ‘Destroyer’ in just over three weeks.

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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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