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Tyson Fury gets dropped three times by a smaller sparring partner

Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury admits that he's had a tough go of it in training, sporting a black eye and admitting to being dropped three times by a smaller man.

Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

Well, it looks like training could be going better for heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury. The heavyweight titlist recently took to social media to talk about a recent sparring session where he got beat up and dropped three times by a light heavyweight from Belgium. Here's what he had to say.

"Hello, fight fans. Just an update on how training camp is going...I've got some bad news for everybody, there was a light heavyweight kid come to the gym yesterday from Belgium - absolute dynamite. I thought I could just play with him like I usually do and he bladdered me three times, put me down in sparring, gave me a black eye, cut me across the eye nearly.

"I had no head guard on and I said he could wear 10oz gloves, obviously because he's a light heavyweight and he can't hurt me, but I found out that speed kills and I hit the deck three times when Peter [Fury] said 'what's going on?' I said, 'listen, I'm a bit overweight so me timings not there and me resilience isn't there'...let's see if Klitschko can do the same, I know he hasn't got the same feet as a light heavyweight."

Tyson Fury is scheduled to defend the WBA and WBO belts he won from Wladimir Klitschko on July 9th. Hopefully this will spur him to get into shape.

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