WATCH: Tyson Fury Absorbs Body Shots From Tommy Fury Like They’re Nothing

Published 05/08/2021, 1:00 PM EDT


Tyson Fury is one of the toughest heavyweights in the world. ‘The Gypsy King’ has shown his incredible chin on multiple occasions throughout his career, most famously against Deontay Wilder in their first fight. The Brit recently offered fans a glimpse of his incredible strength.

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The 6’9” giant is preparing for a tough test against fellow heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. However, he is in Dallas, Texas, to support his compatriot Billy Joe Saunders ahead of the latter’s fight against Canelo Alvarez

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)

iFL TV posted a video on YouTube that showed the 30-0-1 boxer training with his brother. In the video, Fury did not throw a single shot and only focussed on his defense of body shots. However, Tommy Fury did not hold back and landed shot after shot at the heavyweight champion.

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Despite trying his level best to affect Fury, ‘TNT’ could not cause any damage to his older brother. ‘The Gypsy King’ ate all the body shots with relative ease and barely even moved.

Moreover, he then immediately switched opponents and took on super-middleweight challenger John Ryder for more of the same.

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The video confirmed that despite Fury being in Dallas to support his friend Saunders, the champion was still getting in the hard yards. Thus, it could mean the Joshua fight is closer than we know.

Unfortunately for fans, there is no official update other than the $150 million site fee from Saudi Arabia. There is no confirmation whether the authorities have sent a binding document that confirms the fight. Therefore, some fans will still be pessimistic about the event.

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However, a recent interaction between Fury and Eddie Hearn during the build-up to the Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders fight suggested that they had finalized the fight.

Thus, this footage might get fans speculating yet again since Fury had previously claimed he would only train when everything was finalized.

What do you make of this sparring from Tyson Fury and his brother Tommy Fury? Do you think this suggests that Anthony Joshua will be an easy fight for Fury?

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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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