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Old 02-20-2013, 11:45 PM   #18
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Default Re: Tyson fury lands dream us debut

Originally Posted by Lilo View Post
Didn't realise Fury was formerly unbeaten

Strange move IMO the IBF is a much more difficult route than the WBC one. His options seemed to be:

WBC - Arreola/Stiverne>Vitali
IBF - Cunningham>Pulev>Wlad

He'll probably lose his high ranking with the WBC for taking this fight too. He'll beat Cunningham but Pulev is a tough, tough fight which will probably yield a smaller purse than say an Arreola fight.

Strange fight unless his WBC ranking has been guaranteed.
True, it doesn't make sense . Maybe Fury thinks Cunningham and Pulev will be easy? Seems unlikely.
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