Tyson Fury Splitting with Trainer Ben Davison
In the latest of many unexpected moves former world heavyweight champion Tyson “Gypsy King” Fury (29-0-1, 20 KO’s) has parted ways with his trainer Ben Davison. Fury famously recruited the young chief second when staging his return to boxing following his two years hiatus. Both men have admitted that their relationship was a big part of the Gypsy King’s successful return to the ring.
WHO WILL REPLACE YOUNG GUN DAVISON?
This move is also rather jarring because Fury is only two months away from his big rematch with Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (42-0-1, 41 KO’s). The two staged an extremely controversial fight in December of 2018.
Most in the boxing world felt as though the Gypsy King easily out-boxed Wilder and was robbed when saddled with a draw. Wilder supporters believe that the Bomber knocked out Fury in the twelfth round and was duped out of his win by referee Jack Reiss. Even Fury himself admits that he was briefly unconscious despite beating the ten count.
Naturally, the question at the moment is who will train Fury for the swiftly approaching prizefight? At the moment, there is no answer for this million dollar question. Some are assuming that Freddie Roach will become the official chief second. Roach came on as a cut man for the original Wilder v Fury dust-up on December 1, 2018. While this is a logical assumption, it’s still only speculation. The only thing that is certain is that Fury and Davison’s working relationship is kaput.
3kingboxing will continue to monitor this fascinating new development.
By: Bakari Simpson