“Gypsy King” Tyson Fury, the lineal heavyweight champion, entered Tuesday’s media workout rocking traditional lucha libre wrestling mask. Fury will defend his title against fellow unbeaten Swede Otto Wallin Saturday at T-Mobile Arena as part of the Las Vegas’ Mexican Independence Day Weekend festivities. Fury-Wallin caps off the main event night that starts at 11 p.m. on ESPN.
Welcome to Fight Week in Vegas.
📸 from today’s Open Workout. pic.twitter.com/byJ9reNbeV
— Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) September 11, 2019
“I’m just enjoying life, taking one day at a time and inspiring people to do well in their life, too.”
“I wore a traditional Mexican mask because it’s Mexican Independence Day Weekend and the ‘Gypsy King’ is here in Las Vegas to put on a show for all the Mexican fans. Viva Mexico!”
“I can defeat all the heavyweights with one hand. As you saw today, lightning speed, lightning reflexes for a giant. I’m a giant of a heavyweight. There has never been a heavyweight like me. There has never been a man of my size who can move like that. I’m a natural freak of nature. I defy every law of gravity. It shouldn’t be possible for a man of my size or my weight to move like that.”
“I have no interest in future fights. One day at a time in my life. One fight at a time, one hour at a time. ‘Cause that’s all we have. We’re not promised tomorrow, so we live every day like it’s our last as our Lord tells us to.”
“You’re going to see a great fight on Saturday, a real Mexican, 6-foot-9, 260-pound giant.”
“Do I look like I’m enjoying life? One hundred percent. I’m ecstatic to be alive. A true blessing from God. I’m very thankful that I was given this life. I’m thankful to be here in Las Vegas and thankful for all the people that turned out.”
“Otto Wallin is a tall blonde, just the way I like them. We’ll see what he brings on Saturday.”