What will people remember Fury for?

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Brixton Bomber, Mar 27, 2023.

  1. Finkel

    Finkel Well-Known Member Full Member

    Feb 10, 2020
    Yeah, that ship has sailed
  2. catchwtboxing

    catchwtboxing Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    Usyk will be good a very long time because he is never out of shape. It is the sharp weight gains and losses that kill you, because it ruins your muscle, heart and degrades the joints.

    Fury on the other hand is nearing the end because...well...yo-yo dieting, cocaine, maybe PEDs, booze, etc.

    The longer this goes on, the longer it favors Usyk.

    he will be remembered as very sharply paralleling Riddick Bowe in terms of record, achievements, and ducks. He'll be in the lower end of the top 15 and falling as time goes on.
  3. Beale

    Beale Boxing Addict Full Member

    Feb 13, 2023
    Paris Fury will be remembered for the 'Meet the Furys' TV programme and her workouts.
  4. SeanB1

    SeanB1 Well-Known Member banned Full Member

    Sep 8, 2022
    the failed steroid test, the comedy attempt to bribe a farmer, the backdated ban, the loss to Mcdonnell, the barely literate attempt to quote the bible, the homophobia, the misogyny, the coke habit, the friendship with a cartel leader, the embarrassing father.

    fantastic boxer, one of our greatest ever. but an appalling human being.
  5. Puroresu_Fan

    Puroresu_Fan Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Apr 6, 2016
    6 world title fights with 3 against the same guy.
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  6. Manning

    Manning Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Mar 6, 2011
    The Chisora trilogy and beating Big Marty Rogan who Audley Harrison is quoted as saying was "hard as nails."
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  7. roeknott

    roeknott Seen it all before. Full Member

    Jan 4, 2023
    A man who has spent most of his career calling his opponents shithouses and dossers, yet becomes the biggest shithouse dosser of them all for ducking Usyk.
    For all his faults but at least Bellew had the balls to get in and had a ****ing go at Usyk.
    Joshua Twice, **** fury from now on for me.
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  8. Cally

    Cally Sand...sand... nothing but sand! Full Member

    Sep 12, 2015
    I'll give it until the saudi's can possibly host at a later date this year first before running my mouth, we have no real clue of what's going with it all at the moment with all the bluster.

    Just holding off for that prince money, baby.

    We'll see!
  9. Overseas

    Overseas New Member Full Member

    Mar 21, 2023
    I'm a little bit worried. At 36, Holyfield was complaining about arthritis and he was noticeably past his peak. I think Usyk would have smashed Fury on April 29, and would have been slightly favored against a fit Fury, but I doubt Usyk sticks around for longer than a year
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  10. SeanB1

    SeanB1 Well-Known Member banned Full Member

    Sep 8, 2022
    not to forget the multiple incidences of domestic violence

    Bowe was convicted of the February 1998 kidnapping of his estranged wife Judy, and their five children. Thinking it would reconcile his marriage, Bowe went to his wife's
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    home and threatened her with a knife, handcuffs, duct tape, and
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    . He forced her and their children into a vehicle and set out for his
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    home. During the kidnapping, Bowe stabbed his wife in the chest. Police captured Bowe in South Hill, Virginia, freeing his family. Bowe agreed to a plea bargain of guilty to "interstate domestic violence", and was sentenced to 18 to 24 months in prison. Despite the agreed sentence, on February 29, 2000, the judge sentenced Bowe to only 30 days, due to a claim of brain damage by Bowe's defense. This sentence, counter to the plea agreement, was later overturned. Bowe served 17 months in Federal prison. On February 8, 2001, Bowe was arrested in
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    after a domestic dispute with his new wife. Bowe allegedly dragged his wife and left her with cuts on her knees and elbows.

    Shades of Fitzgerald....
  11. Puroresu_Fan

    Puroresu_Fan Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Apr 6, 2016
    The Saudis could have staged it now hence Usuyk accepting his deal.

    The myth that the Saudis had no venue ready is a lie Warren is running with.
  12. Quickeyg

    Quickeyg Really really really don't care. Full Member

    Sep 13, 2018
    Meltdown? Nope
    Crying in a post fight press conference? Nope
    3 losses? Nope
    Losing in America? Nope
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  13. Skyver

    Skyver Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 29, 2015
    If he wasn’t a heavyweight nobody would give a Tom tit about him.He’s fortunate along with many others to be around in this era.
  14. nurological

    nurological Boxing Junkie Full Member

    May 25, 2012
    Didn't loads of people get permanent bans for this crap but about another fighter?
  15. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Well-Known Member Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017
    If his epic mental health struggles are to be believed, I honestly think Fury will be remembered for what happens after he retires..