News | Jun 10 2018

Tyson Fury starts his comeback with farcical win

Tyson Fury's opponent Sefer Seferi retired at the end of the fourth round, writes Mark Staniforth
Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury v Sefer Seferi  |  Action Images/Andrew Couldridge

TYSON FURY clowned his way through his eagerly anticipated ring return at Manchester Arena, claiming victory when outclassed opponent Sefer Seferi was retired on his stool at the end of four wholly farcical rounds.

Fighting for the first time since he wrested the world heavyweight title from Wladimir Klitschko over two-and-a-half years ago, Fury gurned and showboated his way through much of the contest and earned a ticking-off from referee Phil Edwards.

Seferi, who had campaigned almost all his career as a cruiserweight, was never going to trouble the 6ft 9ins Fury by whom he was out-weighed by more than four-and-a-half stone, and the favourite was clearly capable of ending the fight at will.


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