It looks like Drew McIntyre has been on a collision course with heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury for years.
The pandemic has delayed his original plans, but with rumors that WWE will have a big show in the UK in 2022, those plans are expected to re-emerge as a major event.
Drew McIntyre and Tyson Fury have kept rumors of a potential match going for years
Tyson’s younger brother Tommy will face Jake Paul next month.
The YouTuber turned professional boxer has become one of the most polarizing faces in combat sports and McIntyre really likes what he’s done, but he still doesn’t mind giving him a Claymore kick.
“Jake Paul is everyone’s enemy, I think [laughs]McIntyre told talkSPORT. get it. Very few people are willing to be real bad guys and pay public money to see them get beaten up and he’s a real bad guy.
“Every time I see him show up at these events and the whole crowd starts booing him, I think ‘Wow, that’s cool.'”
Jake Paul quickly became a prominent name in combat sports.
“He’s like Muhammad Ali in the past. Everyone remembers the good parts and how great he was, but if you remember in the beginning of Ali’s career, he was heel and getting inspired by WWE and playing that character, making people hate him until they paid money to see her. He got beaten up. .
“he is [Jake] It’s basically the number one heel in the world, so if you want to go through the WWE and get Claymored in the face, that’s okay! «
McIntyre still wants to face Fury in the WWE ring. The heavyweight player fought again in 2019 against the now deceased Braun Strowman and won his first match.
The Scottish Warrior thinks a crossover match like this one at a major British show would be a big deal.
Drew McIntyre has led WWE in the UK.
“I’m still looking for pay-per-view in the UK and I won’t shut up until that happens. Tyson Fury and I have come and gone for a long time.
“If we need something a little out of the ordinary to get people’s attention, especially in the UK with someone in Fury’s stature fighting Drew McIntyre at the Battle of Britain, that’s going to really get attention and that’s where I’d like to see that.”
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