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Tyson Fury is a champion because he diversified his supply chain

by: Sabrina Clarke

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Tyson Fury is a champion because he diversified his supply chain.

If you have been connected with me for some time now, you will know that I LOVE boxing. On Sunday, I watched what will go down, in my opinion, as top 5 boxing trilogies of all time. I was committed, setting my alarm for 3:45 am to get up and watch (I'm past the age of all-nighters). I am glad I did. Tyson Fury, "the Gypsy King," knocked out Deontay Wilder to retain his heavyweight titles. What a match-up. I could write an entire review of it, but I won't; my focus today is the short man, with his hat to the back, Sugarhill Steward.

Tyson Fury comes from what I call the Sweet Science School of Technicians. He is a highly skilled unorthodox boxer. He is nimble and light, heavy and deadly. It is a potent combination for a fighter to have. After his draw from the first fight with Wilder, Fury knew he needed to change his approach to beat arguably the deadliest puncher after Mike Tyson. Fury had a globe of options but chose to diversify his supply chain by working with Sugarhill Steward.

Steward was relatively unknown to the world. His boxing clients were also unknown, but he had the skill passed down from his Uncle, the late Emmanuel Steward. Kronk Gym had a brand name, but Steward was untested. Fury recognised working with someone who had the skillset was better than working with a machine. The choice to make Steward his Head Trainer meant an already gifted fighter, levelled up to enter the hall of the greats and make boxing history.

The solution was simple, diversifying the supply chain produced innovation that led to unmatched returns.

p.s. Fury gave SugarHill Steward the flowers he rightfully deserved when he won.