Mike Tyson backs Wilder’s decision to call immediate rematch with Fury


first_img Loading… Mike Tyson believes Deontay Wilder is right to call an immediate rematch with Tyson Fury despite his convincing defeat to the British heavyweight last month. Tyson Fury, left, and Deontay Wilder are expected to square off for a third time in July at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Fury stripped Wilder of his WBC title in a remarkable performance that saw the Bronze Bomber’s team throw the towel in during the seventh round. Wilder and Fury’s trilogy fight has been pencilled in for July, providing sport has resumed by then amid the coronavirus crisis, and Tyson offered some advice to his fellow American ahead of the third clash. He told the Sportsman: ‘[Wilder] has to go right back in, right away. ‘Get yourself healthy, your head right, and get back in the ring.’ Tyson is a self-declared fan of the Gypsy King and was leaning towards his name-sake before the original rematch. Fight fans were hoping to see Fury go to war with Anthony Joshua in a unification battle that would crown an undisputed champion.Advertisement Promoted ContentWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?Who Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?The Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her GrandsonBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneMind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It AppearedA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical10 Big Movie Stars Who Got Famous Thanks To Soap Operascenter_img Wilder was beaten by a superb Fury (Picture: Reuters) Joshua has his own fight booked against Kubrat Pulev and after relentless speculation that a unification showdown was in the works, Fury’s team released a statement denying recent reports. Fury’s management MTK Global and promotional companies Top Rank and Queensbury Promotions said: ‘Due to the publication of a number of misleading and misrepresentative statements and articles made by third parties relating to Tyson Fury, the following statement is made jointly by MTK Global, Top Rank and Queensberry Promotions. ‘Tyson Fury is the globally recognised number one heavyweight in the world and the current Lineal, WBC and Ring Magazine champion. Tyson is contracted to a third fight with former WBC world champion Deontay Wilder. MORE: BOXING WBC responds to new Tyson Fury drug ban allegations Tyson Fury’s ex-trainer mocks glove conspiracy theorists defending Deontay Wilder Tyson Fury cornerman responds to glove tampering conspiracy vs Deontay Wilder ‘Any statement made regarding negotiations, talks, venues or any other bout should be disregarded. Read Also:Tyson Fury’s gloves ‘didn’t look right’, says Charles Martin ‘Any updates regarding future fights will only be made through official channels, and we will continue to deliver boxing fans the biggest and best fights involving The Gypsy King.’ FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

Bendel Insurance FC Holds Thanksgiving Mass to Celebrate Promotion


first_img“For the good fight you fought, God has uplifted you and you must try not to neglect Him. In all you do, God must be number one; do not seek power outside Him,” the Reverend said.Chairman, Edo State Sports Commission, Godwin Dudu-Orumen, said the club held the thanksgiving service to give thanks to God for his kindness and mercy.“What God has done for us is wonderful. Bendel Insurance is a way of life and for nearly 12 years, we were at the lower division, but by God’s Grace, we have returned to the Premier League. We know that it is because of God’s power that we are where we are now,” the chairman said.Bendel Insurance will play their first home game in the topflight today in Benin City against Kwara United.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Management and players of Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin held a Thanksgiving Mass at the St Paul’s Catholic Church, in Benin City, to celebrate the team’s promotion to the Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL).The club, on the back of unprecedented support from the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu, gained promotion to the Nigeria Premier Football League after 11 years in the lower division.In his sermon during the service that was also attended by officials of the state government, Reverend Pascal Omono, said it was important to always thank God for his blessings, admonishing members of the football club not to neglect God as he saw them through to the Premier Football League.last_img read more