Tyson Fury calls Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn an ‘absolute w*****’ as he slams him for talking about Canelo Alvarez more than Billy Joe Saunders before their fight – and insists that Frank Warren is TEN times better at cursing
- Tyson Fury launched an angry tirade at Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn
- Fury claimed Matchroom talked about Canelo while Billy Joe Saunders was starved ahead of their unification fight next month
- Hearn promotes Canelo and Saunders, who face off in Texas on May 8
- Heavyweight champion Fury said Frank Warren was 10 times promoter Hearn
- Watch Canelo vs Billy Joe Saunders live on DAZN for £1.99
Tyson Fury called Eddie Hearn an absolute ‘w*****’ and insisted Frank Warren was 10 times the promoter during an X-rated tirade.
The self-styled Gypsy King, who is aligned with rival promoters Hearn, Warren and Bob Arum, launched a verbal assault on the Matchroom boss after he was angered by the way the super middleweight unification bout between Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders was promoted.
Fury and Saunders have been close friends for years and are both currently training in Las Vegas ahead of the latter’s blockbuster May 8 showdown with pound-for-pound star Canelo.
Tyson Fury called Eddie Hearn ‘w*****’ and slammed him for the way he promoted Billy Joe Saunders (pictured right) for his upcoming fight with Matchroom teammate Canelo Alvarez
Heavyweight champion Fury, who has been extremely critical of Hearn in the past and is set to fight his main attraction Anthony Joshua in July this year, accused him of favoring Canelo in the way he marketed the fights despite also being Saunders’ promoter.
“I think Matchroom boxing and Eddie Hearn are absolute w*****s,” Fury said in a video on his Instagram Story.
“They’re on Canelo Alvarez’s ring a million miles away, look on the fucking webpage. “Oh Canelo, Canelo” – are you promoting Billy Joe or not you w***ing p****.
‘Frank Warren is worth 10 of you Eddie, you little sausage. He knows how to promote fighters, that’s why he’s a Hall of Fame promoter.
Pound-for-pound star Canelo takes on Saunders in super middleweight unification bout on May 8
Fury accused Hearn of talking about Canelo more than Saunders despite both being promoted
Hearn signed a two-fight deal with Canelo in January and promoted his knockout victory over Anvi Yildirim two months ago while Saunders has been with Matchroom since 2019.
The WBC Fury world champion, who recently revealed his £100million heavyweight title unification fight with Joshua is taking place in July, has been outspoken in his support for Saunders and backs him to stage a upheaval when he meets Canelo at AT&T Stadium in Texas. month.
“Billy Joe Saunders is 100% mentally in the right place, he knows what he has to do and he will do it, he will rise to the top and claim greatness,” he wrote on Instagram last week.
Fury then referenced the duo’s travel background, saying Canelo would have a surprise against Saunders as they are a “different breed of animal”.
Fury, who trains in Las Vegas alongside Saunders, believes his friend will beat Canelo
Anthony Joshua, who is promoted by Hearn, is expected to fight Fury in Saudi Arabia in July this year
“I’ve been struck off several times in the past and have always been successful,” he added.
“We are cut from the same cloth, same breed of animals, Canelo has fought them all but never a fighting gypsy, we are a different breed of animals than anything he has encountered before. Domination with the help of God.
The Manchester giants will be hoping he can follow up a Saunders win by becoming the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis in the early 2000s when he takes on Joshua this summer.
The boxing world is eagerly awaiting confirmation of their heavyweight fight, which could take place over the next few days after Fury’s promoter Arum revealed that a profitable deal to stage him in Saudi Saudi Arabia was close to being concluded last week.