Tyson Fury has branded Eddie Hearn a ‘southern w***er’ during an interview with Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville.
Neville hosts his own podcast on Sky Sports called ‘The Overlap’, with superstars such as Anthony Joshua having appeared as guests on the show.
With Tyson Fury having been booked in to appear on it, Neville showed ‘The Gypsy King’ a snippet of what AJ had to say about him previously, likely in an attempt to rile him up.
It worked, with Fury lashing out at AJ with comments such as “he hasn’t got the minerals to fight a man like me,” which was included in a short clip Neville shared via Twitter.
In that same clip, Neville asks Fury for his opinion on AJ’s promotor, Eddie Hearn. Fury was characteristically candid in his response…
My full interview with @Tyson_Fury is coming very soon and here is a glimpse of what you’re going to see.
No-one quite puts it like Tyson does 😂
Head to my YouTube channel The Overlap to watch the Xtra clip, and subscribe for the full ep coming soon 👍 pic.twitter.com/rvZLzLouLr
— Gary Neville (@GNev2) September 7, 2021
The poor relations between Fury and Joshua’s camp are only going to make organising a unification bout more difficult.
There were initial proposals drawn up to hold it in Saudi Arabia this summer. After it all fell through, fans are left wondering if it’s ever going to happen…