Tyson Fury Sends Out Plea And An Advice For Those Feeling Invincible
WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has sent out a plea pleading with people to stay at home as the virus has the capability of taking everybody out, no matter invisible people tend to feel.
Fury has has been very supportive as regards helping reduce the spread of the virus and has in collaboration with his sponsor Wow Hydrate, provided free drinks for the NHS workers staying at the Hotel Football in Manchester.
Tyson Fury was supposed to make the first defended of his WBC title in a trilogy fight with former champion Deontay Wilder on June 18th. Fury dropped the formerly undefeated Wilder twice en route to seventh round stoppage victory on February 22nd. The win earned him the WBC title at the MGM Grand Arena.
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After the rematch, Wilder exercised his contractual rights to a rematch which has now been shifted to a date in October, with Las Vegas still leading as a potential location for the fight, depending on restrictions.
“The coronavirus is the biggest threat this country has faced in a long time. Our best defence against it is to get people to stay indoors. It’s not just a danger to older and vulnerable people. It can take anyone out, regardless of how invincible we feel,” Fury stated.
“So I’m asking you, if you want to help me fight the coronavirus, please stay at home. It’s the only way we can stop the virus from spreading. Protect our NHS and save thousands of lives across the country.
“Please listen to this advice and stay home, save lives and protect the NHS. All the best, God bless, see you all soon.”