Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Canada version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

Tyson Fury and the SugarHill Gang

A major talking point of the build-up so far is Fury’s coach being replaced by Javan ‘SugarHill’ Steward. Andy Lee, now part of Fury’s team, discusses the switch with Elliot Worsell
DIFFERENT DIRECTION:Fury is working with a new training team

LIKE so many relationships, it began with a phone call. More accurately, a call to arms.

The call was received by Andy Lee, a former WBO middleweight champion, and made by Tyson Fury, a former WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion. It was unexpected if not unusual. Unexpected because it had been some time since they last spoke yet not entirely unusual because Fury and Lee had long been supporters of one another and in both coming from traveller backgrounds have more than just their profession in common.

Still, when his phone started to ring, Andy Lee was surprised to see Tyson Fury’s name appear on its screen. Confused, too, once the initial wave of small talk subsided and he got to wondering what had inspired Fury to reach out to him. “Andy,” Fury eventually said, “I need a new coach.”

Of all the potential paths their conversation might have taken, this was one Lee didn’t see coming. As far as he was aware Fury was happy with Ben Davison, his current coach, and, moreover, was in the early stages of preparing for a February 22 rematch with Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas. Fury elaborated by saying, “I need to bring somebody into the camp with a bit more experience,” but still Lee was confused. “Okay,” he replied, “but what about Ben?”

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Boxing News - 20-Feb 2020
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - 20-Feb 2020
Or 399 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 1.25 per issue
Or 6399 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 1.41 per issue
Or 3599 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 1.64 per issue
Or 699 points

View Issues

About Boxing News

The latest issue of Boxing News is available to download now!