Tyson Fury has a gnarly war wound to show from his trilogy bout against Derek Chisora despite winning comfortably. The Gypsy King was at his sensational best on Saturday night as he dominated and stopped his old foe in the tenth round of their contest at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
But targeted bodywork from Del Boy found him some early success. And Fury is feeling the effects one week later.
During an appearance on talkSPORT Breakfast with Alan Brazil and Ray Parlour this morning, Fury lifted up his Christmas jumper to reveal a nasty bruise sustained in the fight.
“I’ve got a massive bruise on my hip. Derek Chisora really punched me hard. He had those small gloves on and how hard did he hit me. It went right through the abdominal protector. Let me show you,” said Fury as he stood up and showed off his painful injury.
Despite being rocked multiple times during the contest, Chisora remained on his feet throughout. The brave veteran was eventually saved from himself in the end as referee Victor Laughlin stepped in and waved off the fight in the tenth. Fury believes the stoppage could have come a touch sooner and was relieved to see that Chisora was alright after such a brutal beating.
“It’s a boxing match. We both know what we are getting in for. We are in there to put a show on for our fans and fighting for our families,” Fury added.
“As fighters, we never want it to be stopped but maybe the referee or corner could have stopped it earlier. Thank God Derek is alright. I spoke to him a couple of days ago.”
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