JOHN FURY has revealed he needs to KO Mike Tyson – even claiming he is in higher form than the ripped boxing legend.
Iron Mike, 54, was topic to a lot hypothesis earlier than signing his deal to struggle Roy Jones Jr.
John Fury reckons he’d KO Mike Tyson due to his more healthy way of life
Tyson Fury’s dad John is assured he might beat Mike TysonCredit score: Sportsfile – Getty
Mike Tyson appears in nice form as he prepares to return to boxing
One struggle he was linked with was towards Tyson Fury’s dad – with John even calling out the American in the summertime and saying he was “prepared to DIE” to beat him.
And Fury Snr revealed n June that whereas he could look ‘as fats as a pig’, he would win as a result of he is ‘lived cleaner’.
Tyson weighs in at a lean, mean 17st after a stunning body transformation as he prepares to step again into the ring.
However he is no match for 18st 7lbs John Fury – who named his world heavyweight champion son after Iron Mike – in line with the person himself.
John stated: “Hear, I’d prefer to have a go. You already know, on the finish of the day, I named my son after him, it will be an excellent factor.
“However I do know one factor, he’ll be in no higher form than me.
“I let you know what it’s, I’ve obtained the sting in form as a result of I’ve lived higher, I’ve lived cleaner.
“Tyson, yeah, he was an awesome, nice champion, in all probability top-of-the-line there’s ever been.
“If anybody goes to come back near beating Tyson [Fury] on this period, that’s him.
“Mike Tyson has obtained a greater likelihood than Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua at 53 years outdated.”
He’s previous his finest. And me? The sting I’ve obtained is I’ve lived proper.
John Fury continued by saying he is wanting to get into the ring with Tyson – and warned the previous champ to not be fooled by his determine.
He continued: “However pay attention I’d prefer to have a go, as a result of I’m large and powerful and recreation and that’s all you could be.
“He’s previous his finest. And me? The sting I’ve obtained is I’ve lived proper.
“I don’t drink, don’t smoke, I don’t do issues I shouldn’t do and I prepare on daily basis.
“Hear, we’re not physique beautifuls. I look as fats as a pig however I can run ten miles – no downside, at present.
“And I’m coaching on a regular basis, and I’m match and powerful and recreation. And I’ve obtained an excellent coronary heart!
“So if he knocks me out he knocks me out, however I’ll try to knock him out, let’s put it that manner.
“I’ll give my all. I’ll do the easiest I can. I received’t be afraid to get within the ring, I received’t be beat earlier than I’ve began. I’m going to provide it my finest shot.”
John went on to say that, with some teaching from son Tyson and his staff, he’d fortunately step into the ring towards TWO Iron Mikes.
Fury Snr continued: “I’m 18st 7lbs, I’m 55 years outdated however I’m in nice form.
“Don’t drink, don’t smoke, don’t take nothing I shouldn’t do and I eat very, very effectively.
“Plus I’ve obtained him [Tyson Fury] to coach me. I’ve obtained one of the best son on the planet…
“And if I begin sparring with him, and large Shane and my Hughie and Tommy, I’ve obtained an excellent likelihood of beating anyone with that form of backing.
“With that form of staff, I’d get in with two Mike Tysons!”