Tag: Tyson Fury

Cris Cyborg defeated Arlene Blencowe on Saturday to defend her Bellator Women’s Featherweight title. (Image: Bellator MMA)

MMA Notebook: Cyborg, Carmouche Win Bellator Title Fights

Cris Cyborg continued to assert her dominance over the Bellator women’s featherweight division, beating Arlene Blencowe by unanimous decision to make the fourth defense of her championship at Bellator 279 in Honolulu. Cyborg (26-2) had little trouble beating Blencowe (15-9) for a second time, scoring a 49-45 victory on all […]

Tyson Fury (left) retained his WBC heavyweight championship by knocking out Dillian Whyte (right) at Wembley Stadium on Saturday night. (Image: Julian Finney/Getty)

What’s Next for Tyson Fury After Beating Dillian Whyte?

Tyson Fury confirmed his position as the top heavyweight boxer in the world on Saturday, stopping Dillian Whyte in the sixth round at Wembley Stadium to remain undefeated and defend his WBC title. Now the world will wait to see what Fury chooses to do with his future and whether […]

Francis Ngannou (left) and Tyson Fury traded barbs on social media over a potential crossover fight between the heavyweight champions. (Image: Chris Unger/Zuffa)

Tyson Fury, Francis Ngannou Talk Crossover Fight on Social Media

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou has floated the idea of competing as a boxer in the past. Now, WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says he wants to take on Ngannou, and is willing to throw a twist into the mix to entice the MMA star. Fury and Ngannou traded potential […]

Tyson Fury (left) and Deontay Wilder (right) have rescheduled their third fight for Oct. 9. (Image: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty)

COVID-19 KOs Fury-Wilder Trilogy Fight Until Oct. 9

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will still fight for a third time later this year — just not as soon as we all expected. Top Rank announced Thursday that the WBC heavyweight championship will now take place on Oct. 9 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Fury cleared to travel […]

A COVID-19 outbreak could delay the third fight between Tyson Fury (left) and Deontay Wilder (right). (Image: Mikey Williams/Top Rank/Getty)

Third Fury/Wilder Fight Date in Danger as COVID-19 Outbreak Hits Fury Camp

Tyson Fury has scaled boxing’s mountain top, and has been preparing to cement his place among the sport’s pound-for-pound greats with another win over Deontay Wilder. But there’s one opponent the lineal and WBC heavyweight champion can’t fight in the ring: COVID-19. A coronavirus outbreak in Fury’s training camp is […]

Anthony Joshua (pictured) and Tyson Fury are closing in on an August date for their heavyweight title unification bout. (Image: Getty)

Hearn: Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua Will Fight this August in Saudi Arabia

The long-awaited heavyweight title unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury appears ready to go, with Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, saying it will take place this August in Saudi Arabia. Hearn told Sky Sports that organizers are still determining a final date, but that most of the specifics for […]

Anthony Joshua (left) and Tyson Fury (right) are finalizing a contract to fight twice in 2021, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. (Images: PA/Reuters/The Guardian)

Promoter Eddie Hearn: Fury vs. Joshua Title Fight Nearly Confirmed for 2021

Heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury haven’t signed the contracts for their highly anticipated title unification bout just yet. But Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, says that it’s only a matter of time before the two sides work out the details for what would become the biggest boxing match of […]

Tyson Fury (left) says he is done waiting for a third fight with Deontay Wilder (right) and will take on a different opponent in December. (Image: Al Bello/Getty)

Tyson Fury Will Fight Someone in December, Just Not Deontay Wilder

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says he’s tired of waiting to fight Deontay Wilder, and will instead look for another fight this December. Fury and Wilder have fought twice. The two battled to a draw in December 2018, before Fury won a rematch by technical knockout on Feb. 22. Fury […]