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The name is Fury, Tyson Fury

ESPN staff
July 21, 2013
Tyson Fury once again had plenty to say © Getty Images

In the latest batch of our favourite quotes from the world of sport, Tyson Fury gives his mouth another workout, Rory McIlroy has his say on the Wayne Rooney saga, and Ian Poulter cuts a frustrated figure at the Open.

"I would vote for him but I would vote for myself to be in the movie as well. I can be the new Jaws but I would be a bit better looking. We'll see if he'll be shaken and stirred"
Tyson Fury has tipped David Haye to become the next James Bond after their fight, but he wants some of the attention as well (surprise surprise).

"My team-mates and I have slept on volcanoes to get ready for this. Here I am being accused of being a cheat and a liar, and that is not cool"
Tour de France leader Chris Froome was far from happy about the repeated questions about doping.

"He doesn't need to prove himself and certainly shouldn't be playing second fiddle to Robin van Persie"
Manchester United fan Rory McIlroy discusses Wayne Rooney's future at Old Trafford ahead of this week's Open Championship.

"The bottom line is - no-one is awash with dosh in rugby. No-one"
WRU group chief executive Roger Lewis urges European rugby's stakeholders to strike a long-term agreement to save the Heineken Cup.

"Unfortunately the guys this afternoon will struggle with a few pin positions. 8th hole is a joke, 18th needs a windmill & clown face"
It doesn't take a genius to work out that Ian Poulter was unhappy with the state of the greens on the opening day of the Open Championship at Muirfield.

"It was nice to be the only man in that two-ball that's won a major in the last five years"
Graeme McDowell gives playing partner Tiger Woods a bit of stick.

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