The latest news coming in is that Tyson Fury (The Gipsy King) has parted ways with his coach, Ben Davison.
Davison helped Fury lose more than 100 lbs., and fight depression triggering the comeback fight that saw The Gypsy King get a draw against Wilder on 1st December 2018.
Just two months before the rematch on 22nd February 2020, Fury has decided to let go of his trainer for the past 2 years.
Davison went on to support Fury by tweeting. He wrote:
“Obviously it’s not gonna stop until there’s an answer, Tyson and myself had to both make decisions for our careers, which resulted in our working relationship coming to an end, HOWEVER, we remain friends, and he will SMASH the DOSSER!”
Fury has gone ahead to select Javan “Sugar” Hill as his new coach, and he will be training with him for the Wilder vs. Fury 2.
Reasons for Fury Splitting with Coach Davison
Davison was the guy responsible for bringing The Gipsy King back to life by helping him fight his “demons” as Fury termed it.
It was a shocking move from Fury, and most people out there think the last fight between him and Otto Wallin in September 2019 is the main reason for the split up. Fury had to fight from the 3rd round to the last 12th round with an open cut on his right eye. He won through a unanimous decision.
Davison faced criticism from John Fury Snr (Tyson Fury’s dad) who was against the young trainer.
Fury Snr went on to say that:
“If I had my say, the lot would be gone. Looking at that there, if he keeps hold of that team, they’re gonna cost him his career, I’ll say it live on TV.
“The team being what’s around him now, Ben Davison, whatever he’s got there in charge of the business needs to have a look in the mirror and say, ‘Not good enough at a high level.’ It’s proved it tonight.”
So, we believe Fury Snr may have a hand in the sacking of the old trainer, Ben Davison. But the main reason remains with The Gipsy King himself and his team.
The New Coach – What he had to say about changes
Sugarhill believes that Fury decided to change his former coach because he wanted a more technical coach.
He went to say:
“He wants to be very technical. We will work on his technique. These are the characteristics he was looking for when he called me, and I fit the description. It all happened so fast. Initially, he spoke to me about coming into the camp; then, I heard Ben Davison is gone, and I’m the head trainer.”
Sugarhill is the new trusted coach by Fury, and he believes he can come up with a solid game plan for his client to win the rematch next year 2020.
Tyson Fury split with his coach; Ben Davison has come as a major shock as he is expected to fight Wilder in two months. Fury has received a positive response from Conor McGregor, who he wants to train with for a potential MMA fight.
“Get over it, men, and get back to work. Finish the job.”