Tyson Fury is gearing up for a pivotal clash with unified champion Oleksandr Usyk, eyeing the opportunity to become the first four-belt heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis in 1999. As the ‘Gypsy King’ prepares for this historic bout in Saudi Arabia, doubts have surfaced about his recent performances, with Carl Froch not holding back in scrutinizing Fury’s boxing resume.
Froch, known for his outspoken views on the WBC heavyweight champion, questions the quality of Fury’s opponents, particularly highlighting Fury’s struggle against Otto Wallin and the shock defeat dealt by Joseph Parker to Deontay Wilder. The retired champion expresses uncertainty about Fury’s true capabilities, pondering whether he has been flattered by a lack of formidable opposition.
Anthony Joshua, who shares mutual opponents with Fury, also weighs in on the discussion, emphasizing his dominance and knockout performances against shared adversaries. Joshua asserts that he has consistently outperformed Fury in their common matchups, adding an intriguing perspective to the ongoing debate.
As the anticipation builds for the Usyk fight, the boxing community awaits to see if Tyson Fury can silence the critics and solidify his place in history by securing all four heavyweight belts.