October 7, 2022

Corridor of Fame boxing promoter Bob Arum remains to be engaged on massive fights for Tyson Fury, though the Englishman insists he’s retired.

‘The Gypsy King’ walked away from the game within the fast aftermath of his sixth-round knockout win over Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium in April.

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Tyson Fury walked away from boxing earlier this yr

After months of hypothesis about his impending return, the WBC heavyweight champion stays adamant he’s performed with boxing for good however the majority of battle followers stay unconvinced.

Now, Arum has breathed new life into comeback rumours as he revealed he’s already in talks with Oleksandr Usyk’s workforce a few potential battle together with his largest star that would happen later this yr.

The Ukrainian, who holds the WBO, WBA, and IBF heavyweight titles, is because of rematch Anthony Joshua on August 20 and will doubtlessly set an undisputed battle with Fury, who holds the one different main heavyweight belt.

“I’m hoping [Oleksandr] Usyk wins as a result of I’ve talked together with his folks and I believe they’d be troubled to battle Tyson Fury and I’d hope to do this battle in December, perhaps, or early subsequent yr,” Arum informed Barbershop Conversations.

The 90-year-old expects a repeat consequence within the rematch after Usyk convincingly beat Joshua over 12 rounds after they first fought at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London final September.

Usyk and Joshua are set to rematch on August 20

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Usyk and Joshua are set to rematch on August 20

Bob Arum co-promotes ‘The Gypsy King’ and is hoping he’ll come back to fight Usyk

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Bob Arum co-promotes ‘The Gypsy King’ and is hoping he’ll come again to battle Usyk


“I don’t assume he [Robert Garcia] can flip Joshua into what Joshua isn’t,” Arum defined.

“I simply assume Usyk is a a lot better fighter, a lot smarter fighter, a lot faster fighter and I can’t see how Joshua can beat him. However heavyweights are heavyweights and so we may presumably have a unique consequence.”

Regardless of being insistent on his retirement standing, Fury has beforehand teased the opportunity of coming again to face Oleksandr Usyk for £500million or Anthony Joshua at no cost.

The WBC heavyweight champion continues to flirt with a boxing return

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The WBC heavyweight champion continues to flirt with a boxing return

In current days, he’s additionally been linked with a trilogy bout towards Derek Chisora after the pair, who’ve fought twice beforehand, fell out after ‘Del Boy’ backed Whyte to KO Fury in April.

On Saturday, the 33-year-old made his emotions about his heavyweight rivals clear.

He took to social media to sing: “I’m the f***ing finest, I’m the f***ing finest, I’m the very best there ever was, the very best there ever was, I’m the f***ing boss.”

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Fury then ended his track and added: “I’m the f***ing boss.

“Heavyweights – I personal these motherf***ers.”

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