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Tyson Fury Wants to Punch Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Out of Retirement

Published 06/15/2022, 12:46 PM EDT

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The world of Hollywood and WWE knows the name Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. ‘The Great One’ is arguably the mega-star in both the careers he stepped into. Many wrestlers want to face The Rock and many actors around the world want to act in a movie with Dwayne Johnson.

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Recently, the retired British boxer, Tyson Fury, shared his desire to face The Rock in an exhibition boxing fight. In an appearance on Good Morning Britain, where the Gypsy King shared about the ‘Official Party Tour’ of the UK.


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Fury shared about wanting to face celebrities from boxing, MMA, wrestling, Hollywood, etc. in his ‘Official Party Tour’ of the UK

Tyson Fury wants to face Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Tyson Fury announced is in the buzz after defeating Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium in April. The Gypsy King retired as the WBC Heavyweight Champion in his bout with Whyte, which filled around 90,000 fans in the stadium.

Recently, Tyson Fury while announcing his ‘Official Party Tour’ of the UK, said he will fight in some exhibition bouts on his tour. Good Morning Britain shared the video on their official Twitter saying, “We can’t say we’re not disappointed @Tyson_Fury! 🥊 We’ll take exhibition fights if it means we can see the World heavyweight champion fight again!”


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Fury in the video said, “This is not professional boxing, this is pure entertainment-Hollywood-style entertainment. That is all it is. Nothing more, nothing less.”

He added, “You can fight old timers, famous people or whoever you want. So I am looking at fighting Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, Frank Bruno whoever. The Rock, Dwayne Johnson, that would be fantastic.”

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The 33-year-old retired boxer has previously desired to step into the squared circle once again this September in WWE’s UK show. If he gets Dwayne Johnson for an exhibition match, it will be the most-anticipated match ever. WWE and Fury can make a storyline out of this appearance of Johnson.

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After a successful career in professional boxing, the Gypsy King wants to have some exhibition matches. He wants to face some legends which he could not face while being an active professional boxer.

Tyson Fury tells what will get him back into the ring

Tyson Fury announced his retirement after defeating Dillian Whyte in April. Since then, he has claimed he is a hundred percent retired from the game. However, recently in a Twitter video, Tyson Fury shared what will get him back from retirement.


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Fury in the video said, “What you’ve gotta do is go and get half a billi, and then the Gypsy King will come out and solve all his problems for him.”


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Tyson Fury has claimed he will demand £500 million ($603,456,599.40 approximately) to fight Oleksandr Usyk in an undisputed world title bout. 

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Tushar Deogharkar


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Tushar Deogharkar is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Tushar has done his Master's in Tourism Management and is an ardent fan of pro wrestling. He follows WWE and AEW very closely and wants to learn how the promotions are run.
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Vibhanshu Kumar