That is according to Fury’s manager Spencer Brown. The ‘Gypsy King’ will fight Ngannou, who has never boxed before, in a fight that will earn the WBC heavyweight champion a reported $50 million. However, the narrative running into the fight is that Fury may be overlooking him. The pre-fight presser between the two showed a much larger and heavier Fury in comparison to his previous fights. In addition, the boxer’s comments about wanting to top Forbes and making a Hollywood movie, as opposed to fighting the best in his division, suggested that Fury could be taking his eye off the ball. But rather than this being the case, Brown reassured everyone that Fury was focused.
“He’s a monster! This guy’s a monster, but so is Tyson. I’m telling you, he is leaving no stone unturned! Yesterday, he had the birth of his kid, he was there for nine hours. He went from there straight to the gym and trained, he’s in there [twice a day]. They’re taking this very seriously, and why wouldn’t you?
“Tyson always looks soft. Have a look at him every fight, he’s always soft… He has his own dietary diet, he makes his own food. [He works with] George Lockhart… Mentally, he’s fantastic. In a great place, one of the best places I’ve seen in him in a very, very long time,” Brown
Nevertheless, Fury is entering into the latter parts of his career. And at the age of 35, the boxer risks not being able to put his body through what he had done previously. And with Ngannou having the chance to cause a major upset, Fury will have to caution against complacency. But based on Fury’s previous fights, he has shown that he does perform on the biggest stage. And there is no getting away from that.