WATCH: 265-Pound Tyson Fury Gets Dominated by Welterweight Fighter in Rare Training Video

Published 05/27/2022, 10:00 AM EDT

The 33-year-old Tyson Fury is an eye-catching personality even after his retirement. A video of him went viral on the internet where he wrestled in the ring. The significance of this video is that an opponent who looked smaller compared to Fury dominated him. 


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Tyson Fury wrestled with his opponent in the boxing ring. Surprisingly, the opponent was none other than the UFC fighter, Nick Diaz. 

The video entertained the fans of both the combat sport. The moves from Nick Diaz and Tyson delighted many combat lovers. Fury found it difficult to keep up with Diaz while they grappled with each other. 

However, Tyson Fury didn’t specify why he practiced grappling, but it gives a connection to his next probable fight, which is against a UFC fighter. 

Tyson Fury talking about his next fight

After he defeated Dillian Whyte with a knockout, ‘The Gypsy King’ bid a farewell to boxing. But, he stated an exciting announcement for his fans as well as other combat lovers.

He claimed to fight the UFC heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou, in his upcoming fight in the post-fight event of his last fight. However, both didn’t open up much on this fight, but they gave a meager idea of their fight. Fury said, “This is going to be a very special fight like never before seen in the history of our sport.”

In addition, ‘The Predator’ also opened up some dynamics of the fight. He said, “It’s gonna be a hybrid fight with different types of rules. You know MMA gloves in the ring, kind of like mix up, make something little different.”


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The above conversation from both the champions of their sports indicated that they will soon fight each other. But they left the fans with a great curiosity about the format in which they will fight. 

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Well, there is no such evidence that proves Fury is practicing grappling to face Francis Ngannou. But at the same time, it is quite unusual for a boxer like Fury to practice grappling in his regime. 

What are your assumptions about Fury’s latest practice with Nate Diaz? Do you think he will use it against Ngannou? Let us know your views in the comments below.



Mohit More

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Mohit More is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. A graduate of the International Institute of Sports Management, he is a sports enthusiast and has played boxing, cricket, and basketball at various levels. Mohit is a staunch follower of Mayweather and Gennady Golovkin.

Edited By: Vibhanshu Kumar