EPISODE: Episode 56
Tyson Fury | Neil the Deal | Talkin Fight
Tyson Luke Fury is a British professional boxer. He is a two-time world heavyweight champion, having held the WBC, The Ring magazine and lineal titles since defeating Deontay Wilder in February 2020.
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Hey good evening talk and fight fans around the world, neil the deal fans around the world.
How are you tonight yep? It’S me neil.
The deal we’re gon na, be uh going solo here tonight, uh.
So, let’s, let’s get right into it.
I want to say hi to everybody out there thanks for coming out.
I really appreciate it.
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The shares, the notifications and the comments have been absolutely amazing.
As usual, thanks again guys for all the support really appreciate it.
So we’re going to continue with our uh british boxers tonight and we’re probably gon na talk.
What we’re gon na talk about.
Probably the uh, the most well-known british boxer right now out, uh out out there as active boxers and he’s in the heavyweight division.
He is a world champion right now and his name is tyson fury, tyson, fury so uh.
Let’S talk a little bit about tyson he’s uh he’s got a couple of quick nicknames that i kind of liked he uh he likes to call himself the gypsy king, which is one of his nicknames, the other one i really liked was uh the furious one.
The furious one, so he seems to like that as well.
He’S uh he’s a huge guy guys if you’ve never seen tyson fury.
This guy is like six foot nine and he weighs at any time between 250 pounds and 280 pounds.
So he is a very, very big man and uh he’s got some serious skill for a guy that size, so we’re gon na talk a little bit about him.
Now he was uh.
He was born tyson luke fury and he was born august 12th.
That makes him 32 years old right now in wyff and shane manchester lancashire united kingdom, so he’s uh he’s from the manchester region.
I guess the town that there’s a little town in the manchester region.
So that’s where he’s from and he presently is benon he’s the he is a two-time world champion in the heavyweight division.
He’S ranked right now, number one best heavyweight in the world pound for pound.
I think uh, that’s uh! That’S he deserves that right now.
Definitely right up there there’s a couple of guys at the top there, but he is at the top of the heap.
So keep your eyes out for tyson fury.
There’S a lot of stuff been talking about him recently we’ll go over that too.
So let’s talk a little bit about him uh.
He began boxing at 10 years old, all right and he decided to leave school at 11 years old, all right.
He was named after by his father after mike tyson, because in 1988 tyson was the uh, the world heavyweight champion and his father, his father uh liked tyson and so decided to call him tyson.
Now his father was his trainer from the age of 10.
All the way up until 2011 and since then he’s had multiple trainers, including uh, the nephew of uh emanuel stewart recently and uh.
His uncle actually huey was his trainer for a couple of flights, the klitschko fight, etc.
So he’s had a number of different uh trainers.
Over the year his father was a professional boxer.
Actually, he started as a bare knuckle boxer and he was not a he wasn’t, um licensed or anything, but then he became a professional and, interestingly enough, his father had a record a professional record of eight four and one.
So eight wins four losses.
One draw 13 total fights, so that was pretty interesting a lot of times these guys their fathers every they seem to have their fathers involved with them at a young age, obviously to uh, encourage them to get into the boxing and uh.
There’S no exception here with uh with tyson fury.
So let’s go over a little bit of his amateur career.
He uh his totals were 35 fights all right, he won 31 fights and he lost four fights in his amateur career.
This is an interesting tidbit that i found out.
He actually uh represented both england and ireland as an amateur and he’s very adamant about being irish uh.
He he he was born in england, but his ancestry is irish.
So he’s he’s tried to get a dual citizenship.
He’S had problems with that and he’s had some fights over in ireland and he’s he’s very well known in ireland, so um he kind of from what i see he.
He basically goes more as an irish fighter than a british fighter, although he lives in britain and was born in britain, so that that’s kind of interesting i’ve never really seen that before.
So let’s go over some of his amateur uh titles things that he won as a young lad over there overseas in uh in the united kingdom in 2006 he won a bronze medal at the world junior championships in the super heavyweight division.
He is a heavyweight, but i guess the in those they have super heavy weight as well, so yeah he was competing in that division because he’s really big, like you know what i mean: uh 2007.
He won a silver medal at the european junior championships in the super heavyweight division.
Also, in 2007, at the eu junior championships he won a gold medal 2008.
He won a gold medal at the england national championships and uh like i said he had a really really good career, so he he’s done very well.
He uh he came up through the ranks and now he’s uh, basically at the at the top of the heap.
As far as heavyweights are concerned, he’s he’s right up there, so his pro totals we’ll go over.
His pro totals now he’s had a total of 31 fights, pro total wins.
Wow 30 wins out of 31.
That’S uh super impressive.
I’M totally impressed he’s got 21 knockouts.
That gives him a knockout percentage of 68 percent and he has zero losses and one draw.
He had the one draw against uh deante wilder in the wilder fight the first one but other than that he’s undefeated.
So basically he is undefeated zero losses, so he turned pro at 20 years old and right away.
He won the english heavyweight title.
He won those twice, actually the english heavyweight titles.
He won one in 2009.
He also won one in 2010.
In 2011 he became the british and commonwealth heavyweight champion, which are two big titles.
Again um 2012.
He won the irish and wbo intercontinental heavyweight champions: chips.
This was one of the big ones.
He won the wba super heavyweight, ibf, wbo, ibo and ring magazine titles, which made him a lineal champion, fantastic, unbelievable right across the board.
I’M sorry 2020.
He won the wbc heavyweight title of the world and that was against deontay wilder.
That was in his last uh last fight, so in 2018 he signed a big promotional deal with frank warren’s queensbury productions there in britain in the uk and frank warren is uh, has a great stable of a fighter so he’s being taken well care of uh.
With that promotional company there with frank, so the interesting part is now in the last fight he’s fighting almost out of the heaviest weight he’s ever fought at uh.
In the last fight, the uh, the wilder fight.
He was fighting at 275 pounds, but he did say that he wanted to get a little more beef on him, so he would have a better opportunity to knock out his opponents moving forward so uh if he stays at 275 pounds.
That’S a pretty big guy he’s like i mean mike tyson’s 214 pounds when he won the world uh heavyweight championship 214, this guy’s 275.
So this is unbelievable.
He also signed a two-fight deal uh to fight now anthony joshua.
Now this is uh.
This is an up-and-coming fight that they’ve been talking about for about a year um.
I understand that the fight has been signed, but there is no date and there is no location as of yet apparently if there is going to be a fight, it’s going to be probably in may or june, and then maybe there’s a there’s, a rematch clause.
I guess, and that would be in november or december of this year, so those two fights are going to be some of the probably one of the biggest biggest fights of the year um.
I can’t you know, i mean it’s the heavyweight division, we’re talking to unify the the heavyweight division which hasn’t happened for quite a while now and uh.
Hey, i’m looking really forward to seeing this uh.
I did watch the last uh, the last fight, the last couple of his on the pay-per-view and he really good in the last one.
So i’d be interested to see how he’s going to make out uh against anthony joshua i get.
The word on the street is uh.
It’S like 50 50 right down the right down the middle.
So me personally, i’m gon na go with uh.
I’M gon na go with tyson fury just because of the power i think, anthony joshua’s gon na have a problem with with the uh with his power, so we’ll go over some of the notable fights that he’s had uh the ones that i watched that i really Liked was uh tyson, fury versus deontay wilder one and two guys fantastic fights both of them.
First one went, the distance was a draw, so that was a great fight.
It was a little controversial, but in the second one he really uh.
He really showed what he was made of and um basically uh.
He won that fight, so uh fury versus vladimir klitschko vladimir klitschko.
That was a fantastic fight as well uh.
You really want to check that one out.
He also fought a guy named derek chizzora, derek chizora, which was a fantastic fight and another gentleman named vinnie magdalone magdalone, who i’ve watched a bunch of vinnie magdalene’s fights and he’s no pushover either.
Like he’s fighting, basically all the best guys in the world in the heavyweight division, so there’s there’s you know from here.
I don’t know if he wins this and he beats joshua, then he’s going to have to start looking at the ruiz and some of these other guys to uh to come up or even his stable mates and daniel dubois.
Guys we’ve been talking about uh, anthony yard.
There’S there’s a lot of nice big heavyweights again that can uh that can challenge for a world title so i’ll be looking forward to any of those fights, and i hope you guys will be looking forward to those fights as well um.
There are going to be pay-per-views, so uh we’ll just keep our eyes on who’s, going to be running them.
I’Ve heard uh his father was making a comment a little while ago about this anthony joshua fighting.
He says that the the fight’s not going to happen unless they do 500 million dollars – split 50 50 between him and joshua.
That would be 250 million dollars guaranteed for that fight.
I i kind of have a hard time believing that but uh he did sign a five-year deal with espn and top-ranked boxing recently worth a hundred million dollars tyson fury so he’s not short on money.
That’S for sure.
I don’t know you know um and uh and, like i said, he’s gon na he’s gon na be coming up real soon with uh, with with this joshua fight.
As long as they can get a location and a date, apparently, the the location too could possibly be asia, because uh there’s some sort of a billionaire or something out there who wants to stage the fight in asia, so it could be in asia.
I know uh tyson fury wants it to be in the uk.
But again, that’s that’s.
What’S gon na happen so as far as uh other than boxing he does, he does have some um some other interests which are kind of interesting, and i thought we’d just talk about it.
He brought out a book called behind the mask his autobiography and it went to number one on the amazon book list within 24 hours.
It went number one, so that was pretty cool.
If you guys want to check out his book he’s got a very interesting life.
He’S he’s it’s been a very up and down life for him, so uh he’s done two films.
Actually film docs about his family they’re called meet the furies.
I guess that’s in the uk, so it’s kind of like uh, i guess like uh, the osborne’s or something or the kardashians.
You know what i mean so meet the furies, and these were these were filmed before the deonte wilder fights.
So i’m gon na look out for that.
He also loves to sing.
He loves to sing uh.
He did do some uh some stuff with robbie williams there in the uk and apparently he just loves to sing he kind of sings in the ring and stuff after and before fights.
So he really likes that and uh there’s a rumor that he might actually decide at some point here it to go into mma yeah he’s thinking about it.
He has done some uh wrestling stuff recently uh, you know with vince mcmahon over there, the wwe and uh.
He kind of enjoyed it.
He said he had a great time with it and he was paid handsomely, that’s for sure, but uh.
Apparently he he he might get into the mma game.
Uh conor mcgregor has offered to train him.
If he’s interested in getting into the mma game – and i i understand that steve, miosovich or miocic – that big heavyweight in mma has uh has been trying to get him to get into the boxing ring even now, apparently he might decide to go back into boxing and Try to fight fury so there’s all kinds of stuff going on with with him he’s a very interesting guy.
I’M really looking forward to seeing the fights and uh, let’s just let’s just keep our our fingers crossed that everything goes well.
They can sign it up and then we’re gon na have uh that i think this is gon na, be a really really good fight guys.
So keep your eyes peeled for that.
Well, uh we’ll be seeing you tomorrow, early 6, 30, 6 30 eastern standard time here and uh thanks a lot for coming out, keep your eyes peeled i’ll.
Let you know if i hear anything more about the tyson, fury, joshua thing and i’m sure mike uh knuckles up four o’clock.
He talks a little bit about that kind of stuff too.
So if you guys got time and check out mikey too uh, he might have some information about what’s been going on, so you guys have yourselves a great evening thanks a lot for coming out.
I really appreciate it and uh we’re going to see you tomorrow at 6.
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