WBC World Heavyweight Title Holder Tyson Fury Has Said manchester united Record goal scorer Wayne Rooney has agreed to train with Alexander Usyk in preparation for his proposed bout.
Earlier this month, Fury retained his belt by knocking out Derek Chisora inside 10 rounds at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Fury summons Usik, but a fight has yet to be arranged.
The “Gypsy King” said that Rooney would help him prepare for the fight against the Ukrainian.
“I talked to Wayne and he’s up for it,” Fury said. “We’re going to bring Wayne in to prepare for Alexander Usyk. No. [it’s not a joke]Very serious. He’s going to be coming to camp for about four weeks to help me out.”
Rooney, manager of MLS clubs dc unitedis a famous boxing fan who regularly attends matches in the UK.
After Fury’s 10-round demolition of Chisora, Rooney told talkSPORT: “I think he’s the best we’ve seen in a long time, and I don’t think anybody’s going to beat him. I think he’s an absolute legend for what he’s done for boxing. He Entertaining, his skills are unbelievable, his mindset is unbelievable.
“If I’m being honest, I probably think he should be knighted because he’s not afraid to go abroad, he’s won titles abroad, defended them abroad and he’s the epitome of everything boxing is.” Is.”
Responding to Rooney’s praise, Fury said on Thursday that he hoped to square off with the 37-year-old Rooney, adding that he needed to practice against “somebody smaller” in preparation for his desired bout with Usic. Will be
“Wayne Rooney is a proper legend,” he said. “And I grew up watching him as a youngster play for England and United [an] Wonderful, wonderful speech by him.
“He’s a big fan of boxing, he also comes from a boxing family. So, hopefully, sometime in the future we can have a little spar. I need someone younger to prepare for that.” Wayne If you’re listening, get on the blower, son.”