Tyson Fury has now confirmed that he’s in talks to probably return to the boxing ring for an exhibition struggle with Hafthor ‘Thor’ Bjornsson in November.
The WBC heavyweight world champion stays adamant that he has retired from skilled boxing, although beforehand left the door open for exhibition contests.
Thor made headlines with an exhibition bout of his personal again in March.
He floored his strongman rival Eddie Corridor twice to win the ‘Heaviest Boxing Match in Historical past’ by unanimous resolution and, on the again of this victory, has confirmed that he plans to struggle on.
Over the previous month, Fury and Thor have been exchanging phrases on social media.
The trash discuss has been good-natured although, because the pair met in particular person late final 12 months on very pleasant phrases.
Now, Fury has divulged that an exhibition struggle is within the works for November at a soccer stadium in London.
He didn’t title the precise venue.
“It could be a little bit of enjoyable,” Fury instructed the Telegraph.
“It could be nice to get in there in entrance of, say, 70,000 followers and present him what boxing is all about, make him miss, and knock him out.
“We’re speaking to his staff for the time being and it’s positively one thing I’m considering.”
After they met in December, boxing’s heavyweight champion and the previous World’s Strongest Man – who additionally performed The Mountain in Sport of Thrones – embraced earlier than a talking occasion for the ‘Gypsy King’ in December.
They joked round and went on tiptoes to see who was tallest.
Fury barely got here out on prime though formally they’re each the identical top – 6ft 9inches.
By way of weight, it’s a special story with Bjornsson – unsurprisingly for a former World’s Strongest Man – far heavier.
He’s round 23 stone, whereas Fury weighs round 19.5 stone.
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