Tommy Fury Contemplating Title Challenge Amidst Calls From Higher-Ranked Fighters

Photo: Instagram/Tommy Fury

Rising light heavyweight/cruiserweight prospect Tommy Fury, brother of WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, finds himself at a crossroads in his boxing journey. 

Despite being called out by fighters well above his current ranking, including world champions, Fury is carefully weighing his options. 

Fury gained significant exposure from his crossover bouts against social media stars Jake Paul and KSI, handing both their first defeats as boxers earlier this year.

Photo: Instagram/Tommy Fury

While rematches with Paul or KSI could bring substantial financial gains, seasoned professionals are also eager to step into the ring with Fury. 

In a recent statement to The Daily Mail, Fury acknowledged the unique position he's in: "I don’t recall this happening before, where champions are wanting to fight people that are right at the bottom of the pecking order. I’m just happy to be in this position." He emphasized the financial allure of crossover fights, acknowledging their unprecedented revenue compared to conventional boxing.

Fury, however, remains focused on his ultimate goal: challenging for a world title. Despite the lucrative nature of crossover fights, he expressed his commitment to pursuing the top strap. "I wouldn’t feel right in myself, leaving the sport, if I had not challenged or even tried to win the world title, and I do believe that I will win one because I have seen far worse people win one," he declared.

As Fury navigates the complex landscape of professional boxing, the young prospect is determined to make the most of the crossover scene while keeping his eyes firmly set on the pursuit of a championship title.

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Source: Boxing Scene


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