John Fury finds it 'irritating' Mike Tyson is training Francis Ngannou to fight Tyson Fury
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John Fury finds it 'irritating' that Mike Tyson is training Francis Ngannou to fight Tyson Fury, explaining why.
'The Predator' has drafted in 'Iron' Mike to help him prepare to face 'The Gypsy King' in their Riyadh clash.
"Irritating. I named my son after this man and he’s in his opponent's corner," he told talkSPORT via freebets.com.
"But that’s business and the business of the game we're in.
"Would I want him in Tyson’s corner, yes I would, but he’s a grown man and can make his own decisions."
The WBC title holder holds the same opinion of his father as he reckons it's 'sad' the 57-year-old is part of Team Ngannou ahead of the October 28 showdown.
"I think that it’s sad, actually," he said. "The man that I am named after, a legend, has to go against me and then come out as a loser, having lost to a man who was named after him.
"I think that it’s sad and I think that he should be in my corner, not the opposing corner, but business is business and I understand that it’s strictly business."
Fury, meanwhile, will make his first appearance since beating Derek Chisora last December.
As for Ngannou, he hasn't fought since his victory over Ciryl Gane back in January 2022.
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