Editor’s note: The second part of two parts of the interview with champion Tyson Fury, where he talks about his future and current boxing.
No matter what happens this Saturday at the legendary Wembley Stadium, Tyson Fury wants to go to the US in the first week of May and watch the Sal ‘Canelo’ Alvarez fight.
The English heavyweight, revealing his Linal and WBC Championship against Tillian White this Saturday, praised the qualities of the undeniable super middleweight champion Alvarez and ranked No. 1 in the rankings. ESPN pound to pound rating.
“I watch Canelo’s fights, he’s a great fighter. Very entertaining. I would love to take part in his fight against Dmitry Bivol in Las Vegas,” Fury told ESPN Deportes, where he reiterated his fight against White (28-2, 19 KOs). Will be the last in his career as a professional boxer.
“(Canello) has a lot of support. The people in Mexico are very good. They are hard workers. One of my coaches, Jorge Captillo is from Mexico. I love Mexican culture. They are great fighters. A fighting nation,” he added.
In an interview with ESPN, the British boxer talks about his personality and the interest he creates in the United States.
However, Fury (31-0-1, 22 KOs), who is currently sixth in the ESPN rankings – five steps below Canelo (57-1-2, 39 KO’s) – gave his particular view in terms of ranks. , He refused.
“The way I look … I’m the world’s heavyweight champion. So, I can beat any other fighter in any category. Cruiserweight, welderweight, featherweight … so I have no confidence in a pound. ‘Rank per pound. Pound,'” he added. Said.
“But I understand why they do it. They have to give more fit to the smaller (shorter) fighters. But the pound for the pound is the biggest crap I’ve ever heard. No one can beat a heavyweight. I ‘ll be the king, the lion,” he added. .
Fury, who came out wearing a Mexican poncho and hat during a fight against Otto Wallin in September 2019, has, according to him, made seven successful defends to his lone title in honor of the Mexican Independence Weekend.
According to ESPN data taken from Vladimir Klitschko in 2015, he is one of only five boxers to have created at least seven lone title defenses in the WBC / WBA era (since 1962).
“Ranking is not real. I do not do untrue things. Canelo is not my size, I can never be the size of canelo. It’s like saying: If I had a ‘jet bag’ attached to it. ? So, the ranking debate is rubbish, “he concluded.
Fury became the second undefeated heavyweight champion in boxing history after Rocky Marciano (49-0, 43 goals).