Tyson Fury Labeled Easier Style to Knock Out Than Oleksandr Usyk

Published 01/15/2022, 2:16 AM EST
Boxing – Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder – WBC Heavyweight Title – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. – October 9, 2021 Tyson Fury is given the count REUTERS/Steve Marcus


Robert Helenius is a heavyweight boxer who has previously held multiple regional titles. However, ‘The Nordic Nightmare’ has never held a belt in any of the major bodies of boxing. So for him to say that Tyson Fury is an easy fight because of his fight style, is pretty interesting.

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He did just that in a conversation with SkySports. The Finnish pugilist said, “Of course, I feel I would beat Fury. He looked great against Deontay Wilder, but he would find a much less favourable style against me. I would knock Fury out. He is an easier style for me than Usyk for sure.” 

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Tyson Fury, who last fought in October 2021, put up one of the best performances of his career to end one of the best trilogies in heavyweight history. ‘The Gypsy King’ went toe-to-toe with one of the hardest, if not the hardest puncher in the division.

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Despite Wilder knocking Fury down twice, he came back strong to produce an 11th round TKO of ‘The Bronze Bomber’. Fury’s performance helped him retain his WBC belt and look forward to bigger fights.

Tyson Fury is currently interested in a crossover event with a UFC champion.

Tyson Fury teases ‘The Clash of The Titans’ against France Ngannou in Las Vegas

After a week or two of back and forth on social media, and constant rumors, ‘The Gypsy King’ teased a potential fight with Francis Ngannou on his Twitter. ‘The Predator was the first to call out ‘The Gypsy King’ amidst contract disputes with the UFC. Fury accepted and asked his fans what they thought of him possibly fighting Francis Ngannou.

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“Think of ‘The Clash of The Titans’ Fury vs Ngannou. I think, very excited, very excited. I think this will be an absolutely amazing fight, Las Vegas. The world would want to see it. The clash of the heavyweight titans,” Fury said in a video he uploaded on his Twitter.

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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