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Old 11-14-2012, 09:20 AM   #60
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Default Re: Tyson Fury vs. Kevin Johnson, December 1st

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Originally Posted by Brickhaus View Post
On two weeks' notice, this was actually probably the best opponent they possibly could have got.
I think it only just got finalized, but had been in negotiations for a month.

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Johnson's workrate doesn't always suck. He seemed scared of Vitali's power and just went on the defensive there. Perhaps he's more aggressive against Fury, who isn't that hard of a hitter.
Johnson's eagerness to mix it up certainly has a lot to do with his confidence on the night. He did after all boss and stop the hard-charging but undersized Alex Leapai.

Fury hasn't got the same heavy hands as even the lighter-hitting Klitschko, but his size could be an intimidating factor.

Hell, Kingpin looked meek and timid against the smaller Tor Hamer. It could be he's unable to muster up any courage when stepping up in class at this point, in which case Fury could actually maul him into an inert shell and get that British style TKO.
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