A YOUNG Barrow boxer got to have his leg tattoo signed by the world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury.
Lads from the Barrow Amateur Boxing Club were invited for a training session with the two-time world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury on November 10.
Coach Jeff Moses was joined by his son Jack and super heavyweight amateur boxer James Braithwaite to train at Fury’s gym where they also trained with undefeated professionals Jermaine Franklin and Alen Babić.
Jack Moses, a Barrow up and coming boxer, got the chance to meet the icon and get a tattoo he had of Fury signed which will also be turned into a tattoo.
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He had a picture of Fury tattooed on the back of his leg which the boxer signed with a marker.
James Braithwaite also got the chance to meet one of his boxing heroes when he was introduced to undefeated professional Croatian boxer Alen Babić.
As a super heavyweight, James got the opportunity to spar with Jermaine Franklin in preparation for his upcoming professional match against Dillian Whyte.
Jeff Moses said: “We got a call from Tyson Fury’s team for us to train at Tyson’s Gym.
“James Braithwaite is one of the only super heavyweights around here so he got to spar with Jermaine as a warm up for his next match.
“He also got to meet his hero when he met Alen Babić.
“The sparring was fantastic at the gym. The atmosphere was great and Tyson was there supporting and coaching from the side.
“He even shouted ‘Barrow Raiders’.
“My son Jack came up, he also boxes, and he’s got Tyson’s face tattooed onto the back of his calve, and Tyson asked if he could sign it. He said he’d get it tattooed on after he signed it.
“As a coach seeing your lads sparring with such elite level professionals and doing so well is amazing to see.
“As a dad, seeing my son meet his hero fills you with pride.”
After his spar and training with undefeated American boxer Jermaine Franklin, James Braithwaite said: “