British heavyweight Hughie Fury says he’s “ready to fight anybody” after getting encourage to a hit suggestions in opposition to Canadian Chris Norrad.
Fury, 24, had misplaced two of his outdated three fights, basically the most modern in opposition to Bulgaria’s Kubrat Pulev final October.
But Fury stopped Norrad, 35, within the 2d spherical in Manchester to toughen his expert fable to 22-2.
“The losses I’ve had is merely expertise for the future,” said Fury. “I’m plenty stronger now, plenty more fit.”
Norrad got right here into the fight unbeaten in 17 fights but had never fought exterior the Canadian province of Recent Brunswick earlier than.
And he offered dinky resistance at Victoria Warehouse earlier than being counted out one minute and fifty one seconds into the 2d spherical.
“I used to be messing around in there, taking my time,” Fury added. “At this stage or no longer it is straightforward for me.”
Fury’s father and trainer, Peter Fury, said afterwards that they would possibly be having a gawk to prepare a fight in opposition to a bigger calibre opponent in September.
Savannah Marshall fought on the the same card in Manchester, with Britain’s dilapidated novice world champion stretching her expert fable to six-0.
The 28-twelve months-extinct immense-middleweight claimed a satisfied knockout victory in opposition to 40-twelve months-extinct Bulgarian Borislava Goranova.