Knockout that caused Big John Fury to take four-year break from boxing
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Big John Fury is known to be a bit of a hard man. I mean, he's the dad of heavyweight champion of the world, right? But some of you may not be aware that he had his very own professional career in the ring.
Between 1987 and 1995, Fury had 13 bouts, enjoying eight wins and suffering four losses as a heavyweight.
And in one infamous fight, he went up against up-and-coming heavyweight Henry Akinwande, who was unbeaten in 11 fights before they went up against one another in Manchester.
In footage from the fight, Fury is on the back foot from the very get go, with Akinwande giving him a strong right hand to the face in the first round.
And despite Fury managing to get in a few shots of his own, hitting his opponent with some fierce blows to the body, he just couldn't overcome Akinwande's power and speed.
In the third round, Fury was dropped to the canvas after Akinwande smashed him in the face with a right hand.
And as the song goes, that was all she wrote, with Fury stunned from the shot and unable to get back to his feet before the count was out.
After this loss, Fury didn't return to the ring for four years, with him going up against Steve Garber, who had previously fought and beaten earlier on in his career.
However, things didn't quite go according to plan for Big John, as he was knocked out once again, this time in the fourth round.
On the other hand, Akinwande would go on to become the WBO heavyweight world title in 1996.
In more recent times, Fury has turned to supporting his son, Tommy, in his fledgling career as a pro boxer.
Having defeated YouTube rival Jake Paul earlier this year, the former Love Island contestant is set to go up against KSI on 14 October.
And it all kicked off during the press conference for the event today (22 August).
After shouting and smashing his hand on the table, Fury began to destroy the stage as he threw water bottles, and tipped and kicked tables.
Other people on the stage soon got involved in the brawl, and before long Tommy and KSI jumped up to join in the chaos.
Fury's outburst brought a premature end to the pre-fight press conference, but it at least got fans excited for the drama set to unfold when Tommy and KSI actually have chance to square up in the ring.