VIDEO: Popular British boxer & United man serenades fan with Blue Moon

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Manchester United supporting boxer was asked to sing a song for a fan… but that fan requested Manchester City song Blue Moon.

Give Tyson Fury a microphone and he'll give you one of a number of things: expletive-riddled copy, a humorous quip or a song.

At a recent event aimed to generate interest in the all-British heavyweight showdown between unbeaten brobdingnagian combination-puncher Fury and aggressive pressure fighter Dereck Chisora, Fury had a hold of the mic when a member of the audience requested a song from the Mancunian. It was, after all, his birthday.

But the birthday boy requested Blue Moon, putting Manchester United-supporting Fury in an awkward spot - United, last season's winners, had, effectively, surrendered the defence of their Premier League crown early in the most recent campaign and had to witness swashbuckling City maintain a stringent defence, bragging a ruthless and effective attack.

With 22 wins (16 by way of knockout) behind him, Fury, 25, is one of the bright sparks in a division dominated by Wladimir Klitschko.

At the Phones4U Arena in his hometown of Manchester on Saturday, July 26, Fury aims to once again defeat Chisora, pick up the vacant British title, Del Boy's EBU (European) belt and win an even higher ranking with the WBC - whose title holder is the recently installed incumbent; Bermane Stiverne, thanks to a good weekend knockout win over Chris Arreola.

To beat both Chisora and Stiverne, though, Fury may want to replicate the merciless efficiency of City's attackers…

Video above embedded with permission by Kugan Cassius of IFL TV.

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