Fury loses on points to Pulev to dash hopes of clash with Joshua

Hughie Fury loses on points to Kabrat Pulev to dash hopes of money-spinning clash with Anthony Joshua

  • Hughie Fury lost via unanimous points decision to Kubrat Pulev in Bulgaria

Hughie Fury’s hopes of a money-spinning super fight with Anthony Joshua were dealt a major blow on Saturday night, when he was beaten by Kubrat Pulev.

The heavyweight cousin of former world champion Tyson was beaten via unanimous decision in Bulgaria, with the three judges scoring it 117-111, 118-110, 115-113, all in favour of Pulev.

The 37-year-old Pulev is now the mandatory challenger to Joshua’s IBF world heavyweight title.

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Hughie Fury (second-r) lost via unanimous points decision to Kubrat Pulev (second-l)

Hughie Fury (second-r) lost via unanimous points decision to Kubrat Pulev (second-l)

 

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