Tony Bellew reveals the real reason for defeating Tyson Fury seven times in his boxing career

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Tony Bellew reveals the real reason for defeating Tyson Fury seven times in his boxing career – Gudstory

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Tyson Fury has never lost in his professional career but has lost to his opponents seven times.

Tony Bellew claims that the Gypsy King’s calm demeanor in the ring is why he lands on the canvas more than people expect.


Fury is undefeated in his 35 professional bouts, the only blemish being a draw in the first match of a trilogy against Deontay Wilder in 2018.

He has won 24 of his matches by knockout and has held the WBC heavyweight title since 2020.

Tyson Fury and Tony Bellew

Tony Bellew explains why Tyson Fury has suffered seven defeats in his boxing career

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But despite his near-perfect record, Fury is no stranger to being defeated by his opponents.

He famously was on the receiving end of a fierce punch from Wilder in their first fight and was seconds away from defeat.

But Fury somehow managed to pull it together and rise off the canvas, shocking Wilder and those in attendance at the Staples Center in LA.

Fury also suffered a defeat in the third round of his last fight against Francis Ngannou.

This was Ngannou’s first professional boxing match after a career in MMA and he gave Fury a bad scare.

Fury was able to recover and won via a controversial split decision.

He will then face Oleksandr Usyk in a huge undisputed heavyweight bout on February 17 in Saudi Arabia.

Bellew knows all about Usyk, having suffered a defeat against the Ukrainian in his last professional fight.

Ahead of the clash, ‘Bomber’ has given insight into why Fury is regularly taken down without ever tasting defeat.

Bellew claims that Fury’s calm nature in the ring leaves him open to the possibility of being swept off his feet.

However, he also says that this same approach means he can ‘take the sting out’ of a punch, even if he gets knocked down.

Reacting to a video of Fury’s seven career knockdowns, Bellew said on X: “He’s relaxed when he fights! Boxing is an instinctive action for Tyson Fury!

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“When he’s in the boxing ring he’s basically at home! That’s why his recovery skills are so good, he doesn’t waste energy when he’s in the ring…

“He also has a very good ability to take the sting out of the punch.”

Fury’s first fight against Wilder was undoubtedly the closest he came to being counted out.

The 35-year-old revealed last year that he had a ‘cold shoulder’ momentarily.

“I thought I passed out. I don’t know what happened to me,” Fury told TNT Sports.

Francis Ngannou and Tyson Fury

Francis Ngannou defeated Tyson Fury in their fight last October

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“I was so cold. I opened my eyes and saw the ref saying ‘4, 5’ and I thought ‘F*** I’ve been knocked down here! Get up!’

“But I didn’t want to rush because I didn’t know where my feet would be.

“I was just on the chin properly and if you bounce and you fall again, it stops, so I took all the time I could.

“The referee told us in the changing room, ‘I believe in counting the champion out. If one of you goes down, I’ll count to ten and if you’re not up, you’re out.’

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