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A Dawn of a New Era?

To give him credit, Tyson Fury has waited patiently for his opportune moment to come.

His career hasn’t gone as smoothly as it could have done, two cancelled fights against David Haye saw his progress interrupted for a period of time where he should have been active.

But, having gained that mandatory status, Fury has waited patiently for his chance to come against Wladimir Klitschko and you get the feeling that the unbeaten British heavyweight is primed to do something few people other than his real fans believe he can do, namely dethrone the Ukrainian who has ruled the division for longer than some of us can remember.

Going to Dusseldorf to do so might not have been in the plans and I’m not sure that claims Tyson was willing to fight Klitschko in Russia were anything other than bravado talking, but Klitschko in Dusseldorf remains an interesting proposition.

You could ask the question about Klitschko’s age and whether that chin that let him down earlier in his career, could be Wladimir’s undoing, but Tyson’s trainer, his uncle Peter is in no doubts that the world will witness the crowning of anew champion on October 24th, with Peter remarking to the media,

“Klitschko has been the dominant heavyweight of his era but it is an era that is about to end.

“October 24 will signal the start of Tyson’s era and I expect him to rule the division for as long as he cares to.”


I still have my doubts but like I’ve always said about the heavyweight division, you are always just one punch away from being a sensation, but will Tyson Fury land that punch or get caught by one?


The Journalist

Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday July 8 2015

Time: 1:18PM

 

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