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White Invites Fury to UFC: “You Will Get Smashed”

Kelsey Mowatt

Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury is the latest high profile boxer to call out the sport of MMA, some people never learn evidently, and UFC President Dana White has told the British heavyweight to walk the walk.

Fury recently told ESPN recently that MMA is “rubbish” and that he’s apparently called out UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez three times. After Velasquez defeated Junior dos Santos in December, the undefeated, 6’9 tall Fury called the champion a “little midget” via Twitter.

According to MMA, while White was speaking at a fan Q&A this week, the UFC President extended the following invitation to Fury:

“You want to fight Cain? Come on over here. You will get smashed.”

Would have to agree with Mr. White on that one, unless Fury is secretly an extremely agile and decorated wrestler, who has also spent countless hours training jiu-jitsu.

White is accustomed to this type of rhetoric, as renowned boxer James Toney tested the MMA waters in 2010 and was quickly submitted by Randy Couture. If you got up to grab another beer, or headed to the washroom at UFC 118, you may have missed it.

Fury has gone 21-0 to date in his boxing career and is coming off a knockout win over Steve Cunningham this past weekend.


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