Tyson Fury Gives His Immediate Reaction to Josh Taylor Becoming the Undisputed Junior-Welterweight Champion

Published 05/23/2021, 1:17 AM EDT
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – MAY 18: Josh Taylor of Scotland celebrates as he beats Ivan Baranchyk of Russia on points during the WBSS Super Lightweight Semi Final IBF World Championship fight at the Muhammad Ali Trophy Semi-Finals – World Boxing Super Series Fight Night at The SSE Hydro on May 18, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)


The Josh Taylor vs. Jose Ramirez undisputed title bout certainly lived up to the hype. After weeks of promotion and a fiery build-up, the two champions fought an entertaining fight. Such was the nature of the bout it even impressed heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury.

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Taylor and Ramirez fought as the main event of an exciting card. And the champions provided a scintillating clash, which included several talking points. After the event, Tyson Fury gave his reaction to Taylor’s performance.

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Fight Hub TV posted a video to their YouTube channel. It showed Fury (30-0-1) entertaining fans’ requests for pictures. When they asked him about his reaction to Taylor’s victory, Fury replied, “Absolutely fantastic!”

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This didn’t come as a shock, as he already predicted that Taylor would beat Ramirez. Moreover, Taylor and Fury have a close relationship and were even training together before the bout. In addition, ‘The Tartan Tornado’ spoke highly of ‘The Gypsy King’ when he revealed what he learned from him.

Why was Tyson Fury at the venue for Josh Taylor vs. Jose Ramirez?

Based on Fury’s reaction, he enjoyed the fight and was happy for his friend and fellow champion. Furthermore, from the video, it looked like the heavyweight champion enjoyed the limelight. So why was Tyson Fury at the Josh Taylor vs. Jose Ramirez bout?

The fight was a Top Rank event, and they co-promote Fury. However, the real reason Fury was at the venue was to sign his contract and announce the Deontay Wilder bout. The two-time heavyweight champion did this in typical Tyson Fury fashion as he crashed the telecast to confirm the fight.

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Tyson Fury during the post-fight press conference at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas. (Photo by Bradley Collyer/PA Images via Getty Images)

Therefore, it is now only a matter of time before we see Fury back in the ring. 

What did you make of Josh Taylor’s victory? Do you agree with Tyson Fury’s assessment of the fight?

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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