Don’t call it a comeback!
Tyson Fury’s long-awaited return to the ring is gathering momentum and it would appear as though he knows who he wants to fight after his two years out.
Fury hasn’t fought since his comprehensive victory over Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf in 2015, when he unified the heavyweight division in stunning style.
But Fury’s time at the top was short-lived as he saw rematches with the Ukrainian cancelled due to a series of issues on Fury’s part; including injury, psychological troubles and traces of cocaine showing up in a blood test.
‘The Gypsy King’ has finally learned of a date for his UK Anti-Doping hearing and is expected to see his licence reinstated before the year is out.
And with the ultimate goal of an all-British showdown with Anthony Joshua, Fury has identified the man he would like to face in the first of an expected couple of fights before he shares the ring with ‘AJ.’
“I still believe I can out-box most of these guys,” Fury said on talkSPORT.
“I watched a fight this evening with Manuel Charr and Alexander Ustinov for the vacant WBA heavyweight title and I’ve got to give credit to both of these guys, they’ve been beaten and battered up and down.
“Charr has had an operation where he almost died, got stabbed and had an operation – to end the year the year with a world heavyweight championship and to become the first guy from Lebanon slash Syria to be heavyweight champion of the world – that is an awesome achievement.”
Fury has had…