John Fury rips off shirt next to Tyson to leave fans baffled at Ngannou face-off

John Fury sung, shouted and took his shirt off in another memorable press conference display before Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou.

The dad of the self-proclaimed Gypsy King exchanged harsh words with Mike Tyson as things turned sour in Saudi Arabia before the bumper PPV clash that goes down on Saturday evening, with Fury's undefeated record on the line.

In the most memorable moment of the live event, John, 59, took off his shirt and made the face-off a three man affair before being moved aside by security – as he stuck around behind Tyson.

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Promoters Frank Warren and Bob Arum held the ceremonial WBC belt as Fury and former UFC heavyweight king Ngannou went to face off.

Fury, 35, took off his shirt as Ngannou kept on his blue suit – with John taking the chance to show off his frame.

One fan reacted on social media: "John has gone through the cringe stage to it actually being quite funny how much he doesn’t care."

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One hater added: "John Fury has got to be the most embarrassing man on the planet." Another reply read: "Everybody going shirtless these days."

A fourth social media user asked: "Why on earth has John Fury got his top off?"

A fifth joked: "What an absolute nonsense. Got a cheek to even call it a boxing match! Will I be watching on Saturday night?? 100%."

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Earlier in the presser, Fury shouted after Mike Tyson started chants for Ngannou, he said: "Do you want to fight me? I can fight you right now."

He then added: "Listen, let me tell you this much. I respect Mike Tyson. I named my son after him.

"But I'm a fighting man. I've got a warrior's heart. I'm in Saudi. Bring it on!"

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