Fury considering retirement?

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Heisenberg, Feb 24, 2020.

  1. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg @excelsioroptimum Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017
    Tyson Fury’s father, John Fury, has revealed that he has told the new WBC champion to retire following his victory over Deontay Wilder – and claims the Gypsy King is considering doing so. He said ‘I want my son to retire now. He’s done enough to prove. It’s been an uphill battle for him. He’s done enough. I want him to pack it in now.’
  2. Jacko

    Jacko Boxing Addict Full Member

    Apr 25, 2008
    I think he will take the AJ fight, and if he wins, he'll retire then. Fury has had a very good career. Factor in his out of ring problems, then it's amazing what he has achieved. But, he really needs to beat AJ to truly prove himself as the best HW today.
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  3. Potwash

    Potwash The Real Untouchables Full Member

    Dec 13, 2017
    Fight AJ. Beat AJ. Retire as an all time great.
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  4. ZiggerZagger

    ZiggerZagger Member Full Member

    Mar 13, 2012
    I think he probably retires after his ESPN deal expires, unless of course he hasn’t fought AJ by then as I’m sure the likes of DAZN will offer even more than ESPN to carry on.
  5. mcguirpa

    mcguirpa Well-Known Member Full Member

    Feb 15, 2009
    AJ is a £100M fight for each fighter. No way he retires before that.
  6. Twentyman

    Twentyman You dog nonce! Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    I think he needs to fight Joshua and Whyte. The latter will forever claim that Fury ran from him if he retired.
  7. Potwash

    Potwash The Real Untouchables Full Member

    Dec 13, 2017
    Seen his old man on This Morning saying Fury should retire. Even Hollies sexy ass knew he needs to fight Joshua before retiring
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  8. moog

    moog Boxing Addict Full Member

    Mar 12, 2012
    Whyte would moan, but its like a jack russell claiming a greyhound never raced him. It would be Fury Chisora 2 all over again. At end of day their will always be someone saying you are scared of them and you quit to avoid them. I hope he fights Joshua but again if he retired i would know and more importantly Tyson would know he was far better than Joshua.
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  9. EJC83

    EJC83 Well-Known Member Full Member

    Jan 20, 2019
    If he retired he'd be a 2 time World Champion who never defended, that would be a first I imagine.
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  10. Bridie mcmahon

    Bridie mcmahon Active Member banned Full Member

    Sep 10, 2015
    Yeah but anyone with half a brain cell knows that's utter ballacks.
  11. Twentyman

    Twentyman You dog nonce! Full Member

    Apr 20, 2016
    There’s a couple of lads I can think of on here who would believe it, bud.
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  12. CathyBarry

    CathyBarry Active Member Full Member

    Jan 10, 2016
    That would be a pretty big duck of Joshua. I don't care about Whyte really.
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  13. delboy82

    delboy82 Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 18, 2014
    Regardless of what you think.

    If he retired he and others can only claim he was the best.

    If he fights aj and beats him then he can PROVE he is the best.

    He has to do the latter imo.
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  14. Scissors

    Scissors Posts are sponsored by Matchroom Full Member

    Feb 11, 2018
    The only thing he’s got left to do is unify. He’s never had a title defence or unified so he should push for the AJ unification next and then if he wins he’s completed the lot. Retire on top
  15. MD2013

    MD2013 Member Full Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    hopefully he is ok mentally after the Wilder victory.