Tyson Fury took to the stage in Manchester on Thursday night time (2 December) to goad his followers right into a cheeky sing-a-long that branded his home arch-enemy, Anthony Joshua, as a ‘p***okay’. Check out his express antics beneath:
The Gypsy King is presently embarking on a homecoming tour of the UK after retaining his heavyweight title in a trilogy bout in opposition to Deontay Wilder in October.
And as per typical, his military of supporters have been proper there behind him to hitch in with the impromptu karaoke sesh because the 33-year-old placed on a sometimes showman-like efficiency up on stage, main the group with a call-and-response chorus of ‘AJ is a p***okay’.
As seen within the footage uploaded on Twitter, he then launched into his signature tune, belting out a rendition of ‘American Pie’ which he had beforehand sung following his rematch victory over Wilder in Las Vegas again in 2020 (and once more on The Johnathan Ross Show a number of weeks later).
Joshua and Fury have been scheduled to struggle one another earlier this 12 months in a mega-money showdown in Saudi Arabia, however talks broke down when Fury was pressured to face the third check in opposition to Wilder as an alternative.
That in flip led to Joshua squaring off in opposition to Olexsander Usyk as an alternative, with the Londoner getting thrashed by the Ukrainian challenger in what Chris Eubank claimed was “one of many greatest statements in boxing for a really very long time.”
Each Fury and Joshua have their schedules packed in 2022, with Fury gearing as much as face obligatory challenger Dillian Whyte while Joshua focuses on his rematch in opposition to Usyk.
However hearsay has it that Joshua may step except for his upcoming rematch in opposition to Usyk and clear the trail for Fury to problem the Ukrainian for all 4 belts- if the worth is correct.
“Everybody needs to see him [Tyson Fury] and Usyk,” Fury’s promoter Frank Warren mentioned in an interview with iFL TV.
“AJ, I noticed his interview final week, which was slightly bit complicated.
“Should you take heed to it and what he is saying, he is principally saying, ‘If I get the fitting cash, I am going to step apart.’ In order that’s actually the place we acquired to get to as a group.
“That is the Tyson Fury group, and we’re all working arduous to make that occur, and it could simply occur.”
Joshua himself has hinted that he could be open to stepping apart as a way to let Fury face Usyk, however provided that he’s assured a possibility to face the winner later subsequent 12 months.
“I heard that Joshua may contemplate stepping apart if the cash is correct as he feels respect for the division and is keen to let the undisputed heavyweight championship occur.”Usyk’s promoter mentioned.
“Usyk says that he can struggle Fury subsequent if the provide is correct and if AJ permits to take action.”