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Cain Velasquez rejects Tyson Fury

Updated: January 10, 2013, 8:15 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez said Thursday that boxing contender Tyson Fury, who publicly challenged him to a fight "in a cage or ring," will have to do more than tweet challenges and insults to get his wish.

Fury (20-0), who stands 6-9 and is ranked No. 10 in the world by The Ring magazine, apparently has grown frustrated that he hasn't been able to secure a championship bout in the ring against one of the Klitschkos, so Fury challenged the 6-1 Velasquez.

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