Conor McGregor Reacts To Tyson Fury's 'Matrix-Like' Movement And Speed During Workout
Tyson Fury's pre-fight open workout left fans in awe including Conor McGregor who paid him a compliment ahead of his fight against Tom Schwarz.
The self-proclaimed 'Gypsy King' takes on the unheralded Schwarz in Las Vegas and ahead of the heavyweight contest, he's stunned boxing fans with his lighting hand-speed and flawless movement.
He took part in a workout at the MGM Grand Hotel and he showed off his hand speed, head movement and footwork in an impressive sequence.
Public workout :white_check_mark: pic.twitter.com/2DDJGOX3Ha
- TYSON FURY (@Tyson_Fury) June 12, 2019
Safe to say @tyson_fury is pretty quick at this whole boxing thing.. pic.twitter.com/mydd1QAMMD
- TheMacLife (@Maclifeofficial) June 11, 2019
The former UFC 'champ-champ' uploaded a clip of Fury going through his paces on social media accompanied with the following words: "This is what fully committed pad work looks like," he wrote on Twitter.
"Amazing! Welcome to The Mac Life "Gypsy King" Tyson Fury! Leading the game from all angles. Enjoy Sin city my man we are not here for a long time, we are here for a good time. Atta boy Tyson, The number 1 HW boxer of this era."
This is what fully committed pad work looks like. Amazing!
Welcome to The Mac Life "Gypsy King" Tyson Fury!
Leading the game from all angles. Enjoy Sin city my man we are not here for a long time, we are here for a good time.
Atta boy Tyson,
The number 1 HW boxer of this era. https://t.co/uydABcyKi5
- Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) June 12, 2019
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It's not the first time McGregor and Fury have exchanged words. The lineal heavyweight champion hailed the Irishman for transcending MMA.
"I think Conor has transcended the game of MMA," he said about McGregor.
"He's set precedents, he's set the game on fire. He's definitely a game-changer in MMA.
"He's crossed over, he's fought Mayweather, he's become a massive superstar and he should definitely be very proud of himself."
McGregor responded to the kind words by issuing a message to Fury.
The Gypsy King!
You are a top man, Tyson!
Thank you :punch: https://t.co/kbB1zuRjCM
- Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) May 21, 2019
Meanwhile, Fury faces Schwarz on Saturday in a tune-up bout following his draw against Deontay Wilder in December 2018.