Tony Bellew: “AJ vs. Fury is going on” | FightBook MMA

Tony Bellew: “AJ vs. Fury is going on” | FightBook MMA

Our mates over at bitcoincasinos despatched us over an unique interview with Bellew.

Tony Bellew: “I’m listening to rumours that {talks between AJ & Wilder’s camps} have stopped on the minute and {AJ’s camp} are trying extra in direction of Fury vs AJ once more as a substitute of AJ and Wilder. The speak is of one other struggle going to Africa, which might be completely unbelievable. Rumble within the Jungle another time in Zaire or one thing alongside these strains.”

‘Susceptible’ & ‘Tentative’ Joshua not prepared for Wilder

Bellew believes it is perhaps useful for Joshua to not face ‘The Bronze Bomber’ but, as the previous cruiserweight champ is simply too ‘susceptible’ to face knockout artist Wilder;

Tony Bellew: “Deontay Wilder has acquired thoughts numbing energy however so has Anthony Joshua, when he throws it. In the event you power him {Joshua} to throw, which Helenius didn’t do, then it’s a special ball sport. I feel gunshy is a bit bit unfair, tentative is how I’d describe AJ’s efficiency {towards Helenius}.”

“In my opinion I’d identical to Josh to get again to what he does finest, which is to get on his chest and simply throw punches. What occurs to fighters is once we lose or get stopped it makes us susceptible and cautious. Generally we overthink issues and I feel that’s the part he’s going by way of. He is aware of that he’s susceptible and cautious.”

Bellew likens AJ to Lennox Lewis

AJ’s brutal breakdown of Robert Helenius on August twelfth has proven Bellew sufficient to label Joshua the following Lennox Lewis;

Tony Bellew: “In the event you can break somebody down systematically and punish them and brutalise them after which end them off once they’re completely on the edge then I’d do that each time. Lennox Lewis was the grasp of that. If you wish to examine him to Lennox, which Joshua completely will hate by the best way, however when Lennox was first on the scene he was a wrecking machine. He was flying by way of fighters.

“The setback got here with the Oliver McCall struggle after which he went to Emmanuel Stewart and he modified his type and began to interrupt fighters down through the use of his jab to such nice impact. He was the best coach ever in my view however this used to ship him insane. It used to infuriate him. When Lennox was in coaching camp he used to play chess on a regular basis and Emmanuel Steward hated that. However a boxing match is chess. You’ve acquired to be three, 4 or 5 strikes forward.” 

Bellew requires lifetime boxing bans for drug cheats (many are on unlawful substances)

Whyte’s failed drug check within the lead as much as the Joshua struggle has prompted Bellew to name for a lifetime boxing ban on fighters which might be doping. Bellew believes from first hand expertise that many boxers preventing at present are utilizing unlawful substances to achieve a aggressive benefit & getting away with it;

Tony Bellew: “In the event you fail a drug check for that then it must be a straight lifetime ban in my view. For me I can’t perceive how these fighters are doing it and getting away with it. It’s disgusting. I blame the governing our bodies, I blame the boxing boards. I blame all of them.

“I had one other pal known as Larry Olubamiwu however I don’t converse to him anymore as a result of I don’t like what he was doing. The final time we spoke and he stated Tony you don’t perceive what number of are on it. However I stated effectively that doesn’t excuse you doing it. It’s unhappy that we don’t converse anymore however that’s how it’s. 

“Individuals will knock me and say you backed Conor Benn. However I’d’ve put my home and my life on him not having taken efficiency enhancing medication. I take that stance as a result of I do know him. Finally it’s come again now that he’s harmless. I simply assume that when you check constructive for PEDs you need to be banned for all times and when you do it to 1 or two fighters the entire sport will change and it’ll go away. I genuinely consider that.”

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