Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury has lashed out after being told that Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn was doubting the Gypsy King's ability to fulfil his promise of knocking out WBC World Champion Deontay Wilder in their upcoming match.
Fury is currently scheduled to take on Wilder in a rematch on February 22 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.
In their last match, back in December 2018, the pair fought to a controversial twelve round split draw in Los Angeles, so both fighters are intent on finishing the job properly this time.
Fury has promised to end the fight by knocking out Wilder. In fact, he even said that he aims to end Wilder's reign within just two rounds.
It has been revealed that Hearn believes that Fury could indeed win, but he doesn't think that it will be by knockout, as he doesn't see Fury as a big puncher.
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In response to this, Fury exploded, taking shots at Hearn and his star man, IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.
Speaking on The Main Event show on SB Nation Radio, Fury said:
"You know what? I don't really care what Eddie Hearn says because Eddie Hearn is a p*ssy.
"And I don't even know if I can say that on live radio but Eddie Hearn is a p*ssy and so is AJ. And if they have any nuts about them they'd have fought me years ago.
We're from the same country you know and he's been avoiding me for a long time.
"[Joshua] wasn't man enough to step up and fight Deontay Wilder so he took an old fat bald-headed fella to come out of retirement to stand up for his country.
"To stand up for his nation because they were getting made to look like clowns.So what Eddie Hearn and Anthony Joshua says, you can't really take too much from that.
"You know, they speak a lot of hot air and don't back it up.
"I recently saw [Joshua] get knocked out by an old fat fella so don't come and talk to lineal champion about performing because you know he's a hit and miss performer completely."
Clearly, Fury is not happy with the comments made by Hearn, but only time will tell whether he'll be able to prove the promoter wrong.News Now - Sport News