Eddie Hearn Criticizes Tyson Fury Following Francis Ngannou Fight
All the top draw through an interview with DAZN, Eddie Hearn blasted Fury’s performance in opposition to Ngannou (h/t MMAFighting).
“You accept as true with one man who has never boxed sooner than, preventing a man who also looked cherish he never boxed sooner than,” Hearn mentioned. “I’m able to’t deem what we accept as true with been observing — a complete newbie in each person’s e book lovely beat Tyson Fury. Ngannou obtained that fight. He dropped him. I mean, they did little or no within the aid terminate of the fight, nevertheless Fury looked cherish … you’re talking regarding the lineal heavyweight champion of the area.”
Hearn expressed his belief that lower level boxers would possibly perhaps well be ready to stifle Ngannou within the boxing ring.
“I watched it aid and it didn’t even stare cherish a mountainous shot,” Hearn mentioned. “Respect to Francis Ngannou. He stepped within the ring, he’s never boxed sooner than — I mild reflect he gets beat by many ranges below that, nevertheless appreciate to him.”
Hearn then known as for his fighter Anthony Joshua to face both Tyson Fury or Francis Ngannou.
“Overlook Fury-Usyk,” Hearn mentioned. “Overlook it, as a result of, one, Ngannou lovely beat him. You both give him the rematch, or let [Joshua] terminate his profession. Six rounds is all we need there. But if Fury has to fight Usyk, let A.J. tackle Ngannou. Three rounds is all we need there.
“We never even expected to mention Ngannou’s title, nevertheless he’s earned that lovely. He beat Tyson Fury — and I stare folks asserting Ngannou would beat Anthony Joshua. Correct leer, effect that fight and stare what happens, three rounds is all we need. But if we want to fight Tyson Fury and terminate his profession, that’s no longer an argument both.”