Tyson Fury has given his thoughts on who he believes will win the trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier.
Fury, who is currently preparing to fight Deontay Wilder for the third time on July 24, tends to keep his finger on the pulse of combat sports. While he may be known as one of the biggest stars in boxing he’s also a fan of mixed martial arts, to the point where he’s even taken part in MMA training alongside UFC middleweight Darren Till.
Fury backs McGregor, but offers warning
During a recent chat with UFC legend Michael Bisping, Fury gave his honest opinion on what he thinks could happen when McGregor and Poirier step into the octagon next month.
“It’s Conor McGregor’s final roll of the dice. If he loses this one, it’s curtains,” Fury said. “I think he wins this fight and I think he wins it in style as well, to be fair.”
“With Conor, you never know what he’s been doing. You never know what he’s been up to in training camps,” Fury continued.
“From what I hear, he lives like a rock star while he’s like a week away from his fight. You can’t do that.
“When I’m in a training camp, I’m 100 per cent dedicated to the fight. I don’t do anything. I go to bed early, I wake up early, I don’t drink anything but water.
“It’s like I dedicate 100 per cent to the job at hand. If I was going out out and getting smashed the night before I fight then I’m asking to lose.”
Fury and McGregor have teased the idea of training with one another in the past but as of this writing, it has yet to come to fruition.
Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 3 is set to go down on July 10 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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