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Tyson Fury fight result: Gypsy King's father John launches extraordinary attack on his son after Otto Wallin win

'I've never seen him so bad'

Adam Hamdani
Sunday 15 September 2019 07:00 BST
Tyson Fury v Otto Wallin: Tale of the tape

John Fury has launched a scathing attack on his son Tyson Fury after his performance against Otto Wallin.

The Gypsy King fought to a unanimous decision victory, with judges scoring the bout 116-112, the others 117-11 and 118-110 but Fury was far from impressed.

Tyson suffered two big cuts to his right eye in the second round of the bout and his vision was heavily impaired throughout, but he still managed to dominate many of the rounds.

His father John, however, was less than impressed.

“It’s the worst I’ve seen from Tyson,” he told BT Sport Box Office.

“I’m proud of how he has mauled his way through but he has to be honest and say things are not right. For a man to be in that condition after eight weeks camp it looked like he had nothing after round two.

“His strength and power went tonight, he was as weak as a kitten from the first round. At 18 stone 1, I’ve warned him and warned him. He is a 19-stone fighter.

“If I had my way, the lot [Tyson’s team] would be gone. If they keep that team that will be his career [gone].”

Fury came in to the fight as a 1/33 favourite and wanted a difficult fight which would see him go 12 rounds, and that’s exactly what he got.

Deontay Wilder awaits in February.

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