Fury will face former UFC heavyweight champion Ngannou in a 10-round heavyweight boxing match Oct. 28 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
WBC heavyweight champion Fury’s title gained’t be on the road within the combat, however Sonnen isn’t a fan of the matchup in opposition to Ngannou.
“It’s probably the most ridiculous sporting competitors of our lifetime,” Sonnen informed The Schmo. “Let me provide you with an instance. Take the Lakers – and the true Lakers, proper, again after they had the man named Shaq (O’Neal) and Kobe Bryant, relaxation his soul. I don’t know if LeBron (James) was ever on that group, however keep in mind after they have been actually good?
“And also you’ve acquired Phil Jackson as a coach. Take them and go put them in opposition to (Tom) Brady and the Patriots. You’ve acquired these nice groups, however you’re going to go do it underneath soccer guidelines. Do you see how silly it’s? Do you see why it’s by no means occurred? You see why it’s by no means even been mentioned? That’s what’s occurring right here.”
Sonnen thinks the combat between unbeaten boxing champion Fury and boxing debutant Ngannou can be lopsided, going so far as calling Fury a bully for combating Ngannou.
“What sort of a scumbag is Fury, although, man? I’ve actually acquired to let you know: Fury broke my coronary heart,” Sonnen stated. “I preferred this man, and I preferred the leisure. I like so many issues about him. You’re taking a man like Fury, who God made big, gave nice coaches, nice coaching companions, nice experiences, too – he has weapons and instruments that different males can’t take care of in the event that they’re not armed.
“And he’s going to decide on to make use of these to beat up a man who’s not less than 37 with no expertise and is on one leg? That’s a bully, and it’s a scumbag. I might by no means try this to anyone. Jesse James made some huge cash, and there’s hitmen that made some huge cash. I imply, there’s issues that you are able to do, however you personal it. You’re a bully, and also you’re a scumbag.”
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