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Andy Lee to be part of Tyson Fury’s new coaching set up?

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Tyson Fury has suggested Andy Lee will be part of his new training set up.

The ‘lineal’ heavyweight champion of the world and naturally talented big man revealed he was splitting amicably from Ben Davison – the coach who guided him back to full fitness and was in his corner for the Deontay Wilder draw – on Sunday morning.

Come Sunday night the last man to hold the Irish heavyweight title confirmed Javan ‘Sugar’ Hill as his new coach.

Sugar Hill is a nephew of Emmanual Steward, who trained Lee from from 2005 until his death in 2012 and a coach well versed in the ways of the Kronk.

Fury confirmed the news via Twitter and after Davison had confirmed they would part ways.

The ‘Gypsy King’ also suggested Andy Lee would be part of the team.

“Getting the old team back up and running, kronksugarhill @AndyLeeBoxing #kronkboysbackintown, LET THE GAMES BEGIN,” he put on social media.

There has been no official conformation as to the former WBO middleweight world champions involvement, but if you can surmise Sugar Hill will coach Fury from such a social media post you can also surmise Lee will be part of the ‘band’.

The Limerick southpaw has been coaching for the second half of 2019 working with exciting prospect Paddy Donovan and potential world middleweight contender Jason Quigley.

Logistically how a link up with Fury could work remains to be seen.

With Sugar Hill has the head coach, Lee, who is close to the American based trainer, may have a advisory kind of role or the type of duty that doesn’t have to see him relocate Stateside for the entirety of a camp.

The again with Donovan out on March 14 in New York and Quigley looking to make a step up early next year they could well join Fury in camp as he prepares for a late February Wilder rematch.



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