The current WBA (Super), WBO, IBO, The Ring and lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury got his press conference with Wladimir Klitschko for their upcoming rematch at the Manchester Arena on July 9 to a crazy start as he started dancing as he was introduced.
Later in the presser, he then stripped down to show the Ukrainian boxer that he was beaten by - in his words - 'a fat man', after claiming he hated boxing and that he doesn't care about his legacy.
Klitschko entered the press conference in normal fashion alongside his promoters, while Fury, on the other hand, decided to do something once again out of the ordinary. The first time this fight took place last year, he entered dressed as Batman. This time around, he entered dancing with cheerleaders following behind him before a single word was spoken.
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After a couple of exchanges between the two fighters, Klitschko then told Fury to 'F*** off' which lead to a heated response by the British boxer.
He said, according to the Telegraph: "Klitschko has found his b******! He can make all of his excuses – ‘ooo, my fingernails broke!’ – but he was beaten on his own turf. He was whooped. He landed about four shots in twelve rounds. He is a hall of dogs*** fighter in my eyes. If he can’t land a punch on a fat gippo, he must be s***.
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"He has never fought a man with a pair of b******. When Team Fury rolled up, he knew he couldn’t get away with his cheating antics. When it is fair and square, he can’t win.
"The outcome will be different. I will knock him out. No 40-year-old born from his mother can beat Tyson Fury. So there we go. Boom."
Fury later revealed after further exchanges that he hates boxing, how his legacy doesn't mean anything to him, as well as saying a rather sexist comment. Then he stripped down to show his gut to his opponent.
"I hate boxing. I hate it, I hate training, I hate speaking to all of you idiots. I would rather be at home eating sweets and chocolate with my kids. I hate boxing. But I am too f***** good at it to stop. It’s easy money, knocking over these bums.
"I hope Klitschko has the best camp and I hope he knocks me into next week. Because then I can retire happy and go on holiday until I’m dead. And then write on my gravestone that I was the heavyweight champion of the world. Because we all get old, and life is a b***h until you marry one.
"The Klitschko family are like the Trojans. They think that they’re unbeatable, but they’re not. Do they enjoy it? I don’t know. Do I? No, but I do it to get paid and provide a good future for my kids. People do these sports for different reasons.
"It’s not always a money thing, as Klitschko proves. It’s something that he loves to do, and he’s capable of anything, even as a rich 40-year-old. He’s a dangerous opponent because I don’t live like a champion. I’m not an athlete. Don’t call me an athlete. I mean look at this, does this look like a fighter's body?
"Look at this Klitschko (at this point Fury is grabbing his admittedly large gut and waving it at Klitschko). This beat you. Shame on you! You were beaten by a fat man. Boom!"
I think it's safe to say the hype for Fury vs Klitschko 2 has officially begun. Roll on July 9!
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