VIDEO: Tyson Fury Trolls Canelo Alvarez in Hotel Lobby

Published 05/06/2021, 7:30 AM CDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 13: Tyson Fury of England reacts during a press conference ahead of his heavyweight match against Tom Schwarz at BT Sport Studios on May 13, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)


Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders are all set to battle each other out this weekend. The pair will confront each other in a gigantic super-middleweight title unification fight. Ahead of the fight, at the faceoffs, ‘The Gypsy King’ Tyson Fury came to support his countryman. While Fury was involved in an interview with SecondsOut, he saw Canelo and his team passing from behind.

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Consequently, the WBC heavyweight king couldn’t hold himself back from trolling the P4P king. “There’s only one, Billy Joe Saunders. Only one, Billy Joe Saunders. Walking along. What happened to my British fans, where the f*** did you guys go?” he yelled

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‘The Gypsy King’ ranks among the best trash talkers in boxing at present. Moreover, he’s known for taking a stand for his teammates and friends. And here, the heavyweight stalwart showcased his support for Saunders by taking a dig at Canelo Alvarez.

The Alvarez vs Saunders fight has split the boxing world into two parts. That said, Tyson Fury has made his stand clear on who he would be backing on May 8.

This fight has already sent shock waves in the boxing universe, and Tyson Fury’s involvement has just escalated the hype to another level. Moving further, it’ll be interesting to see how Canelo Alvarez reacts to the same.

Will this mental warfare affect Canelo Alvarez?

Canelo Alvarez is one prime boxing superstar in the dynamic boxing world. Fight by fight, the Mexican boxer has proved his mettle to one and all, thus hooking in millions of fans.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 04: Canelo Alvarez during his unanimous decision win over Daniel Jacobs in their middleweight unification fight at T-Mobile Arena on May 04, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

He has been through the toughest of boxing bouts in the past and has emerged victorious in a majority of them. This is principally because he doesn’t pay attention to what his opponents say and looks to be the best within the ropes.

Yet, it’ll be interesting to see how the Jalisco native fares in his Saturday night bout. More than anyone else, he’ll be keen on handing Saunders his first pro-boxing loss.

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What do you draw off Tyson Fury‘s chucklesome verbal jabs on Canelo Alvarez?

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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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