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Unbeaten 6’9 heavyweight Tyson Fury will be taking on another undefeated knockout specialist in 6’5 Brazilian Marcelo Luiz Nascimento in a ten-rounder at Wembley Arena on Saturday. After Fury’s fight with Francois Botha was knocked back by the BBBofC, Fury did not hesitate in accepting “the Hammer,” whose record is 13-0 with 11 KOs, similar to Fury’s record of 13-0 with 9 KOs. “It angers me when you see so called heavyweight prospects keep having bums put in front of them every time,” said Fury. I don’t want to go through my career like that, I want to show them how it’s done, so I’m taking on this guy who has an unbeaten record and is a massive puncher, this is what you have to do to become a star.” Nascimento remains subject to medical approval by the BBBofC.



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