Fury vs Sour: Hughie Fury still in charge of his fate ahead of Monaco showdown
Hughie Fury, like a cat with nine lives, keeps bouncing backagain.
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To licking his wounds, three defeats in 3 decades may have decreased a man but is testament to Tyson Fury’s cousin he keeps rebounding into struggles, opportunities he is earning not because of his surname, but because he accepts them.
Tonight Hughie Fury faces Pavel Sour in Monaco, live on Sky Sports Action in 7pm, and believes a win would propel him world title fights in 2020 from the heavyweight division that is magnificent.
He’s still just 25 years old, that hardly seems possible – that is five years younger than his larger cousin or Anthony Joshua. It’s been a tough 26-fight career for Fury that includes three defeats (to Joseph Parker, Kubrat Pulev and Alexander Povetkin) however, the problem of the CV is why, he thinks, he’s battle-hardened to battle the elite.
“We have fixed a great deal of issues,” he said. “I’m looking forward to getting back into the mix.
“I am not reluctant to get in with anybody. It is about building, taking the positives from those fights, learning and getting better. They were good learning experiences”
Fury came via choice and has been hurt within the ring.
“We’re not looking at somebody who gets wobbled or badly beaten,” his father and trainer Peter Fury mentioned.
“He yells all the boxeshe can box, he could hold a shot, he can perform the 12 rounds. They are so he will get there.
“I believe Hughie will get his world title shot next year.”
Tonight’s competition, Pavel Sour, is a 37-year-old from the Czech Republic with an 11-2 record. Next 22, fury will anticipate the triumph, and an impressive performance, and to be matched against the dogs.
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Zhilei Zhang from the nation’s most serious competition as well as tonight against Andriy Rudenko, faces his toughest struggle on his platform that is main up to now.
“Good amateur album, excellent specialist album, a true threat to the heavyweight championship,” Hearn said in’Big Bang’ Zhang.
A 6’6″ southpaw whose livelihood was based in Las Vegas, he’s got a 20-0 record however, aged 36, is still awaiting a standout outcome. Eliminating tonight’s foe Rudenko (who’s faced Hughie Fury, Povetkin and Lucas Browne) could be a major step in the right direction.
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Norway’s Braekhus, the’First Lady’ of boxinghas won all 35 of her struggles and possesses every significant belt at the division. She and Taylor, which will need to be contested at a catchweight have connected up.
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