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Despite Jon Jones’ Stunning Revelation, John Fury Contemplates Octagon Showdown For Tyson Fury

Published 09/02/2023, 2:46 AM EDT

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Jon Jones recently implied that he is not interested in fighting Tyson Fury for an eight-figure paycheck. According to Jones, he is already making that kind of money in the UFC. Despite Jones’ statements, the father of ‘The Gypsy King’ is hopeful that his son will enter the octagon with ‘Bones’ after the Francis Ngannou fight.

John Fury is all in for an “all-in battle” between Jones and ‘The Gypsy King’. In this context, the father of the boxing Heavyweight champion wishes his son would be allowed to punch and kick. “He’ll go in the Octagon with anybody. If you let Tyson kick and punch you and do all the things to you,” said Fury.

John Fury hopes for potential Jon Jones vs. Tyson Fury post the Ngannou fight

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John Fury is not interested in a boxing match between his son and a UFC fighter. In terms of the ability to fight, he would rather vote for both fighters putting everything they have on the line. “Let Ngannou do his sh*t, let Tyson do his sh*t. I want the best man to walk out of it,” declared Fury. However, since Fury and Ngannou have already agreed to a boxing match, John hopes his son and Jones will come to an agreement about “an all-in battle“.

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But I think you’ll see that with Jon Jones. I want to see that with Jon Jones. I don’t want to see a boxing match, I want to see both men in an all-in battle. Let the best man stand up at the end of it,” Fury added.

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As a father, John will not settle for anything less than Jones vs. Fury

Following the above statements by John, he was asked if Tyson Fury was planning to face Jones after Ngannou in the ring. “That will be my plan [after Ngannou],” announced Fury. “I can’t speak for Tyson I’m not his business advisor, manager, or trainer. I’m just his father, but that’s what I want to see,” he concluded.

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What do you make of the statements by John Fury? Do you want to see Jon Jones share the octagon with ‘The Gypsy King’? Are you up for an all-in battle between the two? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below. For all the latest boxing updates, follow EssentiallySports.

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Samrat Sardar is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. As an experienced commercial writer and athlete himself, Samrat brings a unique perspective and a deep passion for boxing to his work. He holds a post-graduation degree and has over 800 articles to his credit.
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