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Hughie Fury – The Consummate Professional Fighter

On April 1st, on the other side of the world, Hughie Fury will try to emulate something his cousin Tyson achieved, namely win a version of the heavyweight world title.

Hughie is scheduled to take on the reigning WBO heavyweight title holder, the Kiwi Joseph Parker.

Although the fight is expected to be in Auckland the possibility of it being in Singapore has also been discussed.

But wherever the fight is scheduled to take place, Hughie’s trainer, Peter Fury, is convinced his charge won’t make the same mistakes Tyson did after he became champion.

In fact Peter Fury gives his charge a glowing reference, remarking,

'Hughie is an exceptional character. He doesn't drink, he doesn't smoke, he doesn't do anything.

'I don't see where he can fall out of bed or go wrong.

'He is a nice young man in and out of the ring. He doesn't put on any image or front. He is a just a consummate professional - totally dedicated.'

'I am highly confident Hughie will tow the line,'

'He will be sensible - but, then again, I didn't think Tyson would ever do the things he has done.

'I'm not saying he's a quiet lad, but he is just normal. He is very pleasant, he's got no pressures. He's not married. He is totally dedicated to his sport.'

As for cousin Tyson, Fury further added,

'There has been a lot mistakes made after winning the world title. He has made a lot of bad judgements.

'Whatever he does in the future, I am very proud of him for what he achieved in the sport.'


Could a success for Hughie inspire Tyson to resume his career?


The Journalist

Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 9 2017

Time: 3:18PM

 

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