A young Australian boxer has spoken of her frustration over the treatment of her husband as she prepares to compete in a UFC event.
Tyson Fury, 23, will face fellow Australian boxer, Chris Avalos, in Saturday’s UFC event in Sydney.
He said the fight will be the biggest challenge of his life.
“I don’t know how to say it, I don’t really feel a pain, but I feel a real pain,” he said.
“We’ve been through so much together and I don�t think it’s fair on him, he’s doing the best for his family and me.”
Mr Fury said his wife had been receiving treatment for her pain since January.
“It’s not going to be the first time she’s had an injury, we’ve had injuries before,” he told news.com:au.
“She’s been through a lot, she’s been fighting for her family, she�s been fighting to be a fighter and be a champion and get her name out there, but at the same time she�ve been through something that has been quite devastating for her.”
So we’ve been working on trying to figure out how we can help her cope, to help her heal, but unfortunately that hasn’t been easy at the moment.
“Mr Avalos has been in Australia for two months recovering from a knee injury sustained in a fight with former world champion, Nick Diaz.
Mr Avalas said he felt “a little bit out of place” at the UFC event, and that he would be able to compete at the event if the fight was still scheduled.”
My wife is in a good place and I’m sure she�ll be able get through it,” he explained.”
But it’s just been such a rough couple of weeks and I haven�t been able to focus on what I want to do with my life, I haven’t been able the amount of time that I want.
“He added that he had been advised to stay at home.”
If I can get through the UFC without going to a doctor, then I guess I can,” Mr Avalos said.
The fight takes place at a time when the number of UFC fights is on the rise, with a record 9,000 on the card.
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