Tyson Fury Open To WWE Match With Cain Velasquez

Tyson Fury

Two of combat sports’ biggest stars are currently involved with WWE. First, lineal heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury is running a program with one of WWE’s top big men, Braun Strowman. Also, two-time UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez has now inked a multi-year deal with WWE.

Both men will make their in-ring debuts at the upcoming Crown Jewel event from Daudi Arabia later this month. Velasquez takes on Brock Lesnar, while Fury squares off with Strowman. A press conference was held by WWE last week to promote the event. Speaking to media outlets such as MMA Junkie afterward, Fury said he’s open to doing a WWE match with Velasquez down the road.

โ€œYeah, listen. Me and Cain, weโ€™ve got a rivalry going back from when he was UFC heavyweight champion, from a right few years ago,โ€ Fury said. โ€œThere was a lot of back and forward on social media back then. And, who knows, maybe that rivalry could spill over into WWE.โ€

Aside from a match with Velasquez, Fury also said he’s willing to step into the ring with any of the world’s top big men.

โ€œIโ€™d love to fight them all,โ€ he said. โ€œIโ€™m a prizefighter. Iโ€™ve never ducked a fight in my life, and Iโ€™ll fight anybody.โ€

What do you think about a potential WWE match between Fury and Velasquez?

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