WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is interested in a unification showdown with WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker in April and if he does not suffer any injuries in his February 25 WBC title bout against Andrzej Wawrzyk in Alabama.
“If all goes well with this fight I have in February, I have no injuries and my hand is healed and can take 100 per cent impact on it as well, then I want that fight (Parker) next,” Wilder told 78SPORTSTV. “They are talking about fighting in April and I’d love to come back and fight again in April!
Former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury says he currently enjoying his life after yesterday's announcement that he doesn't consider himself a Gypsy anymore.
"Loving my first day as a non Gypsy, this life is a lot easier, enjoying my life." - tweeted Tyson Fury.
39-year-old former two-time world champion Zab Judah (42-9, 29 KOs) announced he’ll be fighting on January 21 against Jorge Luis Munguia (13-7, 5 KOs) in a scheduled 10 round super lightweight bout at the Sun Bank Arena in Trenton, New Jersey. Judah’s last fight was a unanimous decision loss to Paulie Malignaggi in December 2013.
Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury – self-titled the Gypsy King – has denounced his heritage and changed his name to “Gorga Tys”.
In a series of tweets this morning, the retired heavyweight claimed he did not have the same beliefs as his culture… with “gorga” slang for someone who is a non-gypsy.
Следующим соперником чемпиона мира по версии IBO в среднем весе австралийца Ренольда Куинлана (11-1, 7 КО) станет британский боксер Крис Юбэнк-младший (23-1, 18 КО).
Украинский боксер полулегкого веса Олег Ефимович (28-2-1, 15 КО) проведет свой следующий бой 4 февраля в столице Великобритании Лондоне.
Polish heavyweight Andrzej Wawrzyk said his purse for the upcoming fight against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will be much bigger than for his fight against then WBA ‘regular’ champion Alexander Povetkin.
“Yes, the purse is very solid. It will be my second title fight but only the first really big purse.” - said Andrzej Wawrzyk.