WATCH: Tyson Fury Reveals What Makes Him a Special Fighter

Published 09/14/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 01: Tyson Fury reacts after fighting to a draw with Deontay Wilder during the WBC Heavyweight Championship at Staples Center on December 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)


The current heavyweight roster of boxing boasts of some elite names that have the ability to hook in millions and billions of boxing fans around the globe. In that elite list, Tyson Fury has held his spot right at the top and it seems there’s no one who can move him from his spot at the moment.

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He is a unique fighting figure who, along with his boxing prowess, makes it to the headlines with his eccentric statements and one-liners. Recently, the WBC heavyweight champ, who was in an exclusive conversation with Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions, shed some light on what makes him a special fighter.

He said, “You got Muhammad Ali. He had his superior footwork that made him special. You got like Mike Tyson. He had that speed and that power, the turn and twists, then you had Lennox Lewis. He had his hulking strength and dots like to go forward and aggression.”

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“Then you had following me Klitschko had all this awkwardness because of his size. Now if you roll all of them up into one, that makes me.”

Currently, Fury is in a fight camp for his upcoming trilogy with Deontay Wilder. The two will collide on October 9 for Fury’s WBC title. This bout is one of the most prominent heavyweight encounters of 2021 and it will mark Fury’s very first-world title defense.

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‘The Gypsy King’ has already done enough to cement his legacy for many more years to come. However, his next fights have the ability to turn him into the greatest fighter of all time.

HYDE, ENGLAND – JULY 31: Tyson Fury trains during a media workout at Hatton Health & Fitness on July 31, 2018 in Hyde, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

He already has one fight aligned with ‘The Bronze Bomber’ for October 9. Post that, fans wish to see him lock horns with Anthony Joshua for one undisputed collision.

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That said, Tyson Fury still has a lot to prove, and winning is the only way forward to greatness. Apart from Joshua and Wilder, who would you like to see Fury fight?

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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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