Tyson Fury Wanting To Be Undisputed Is Not A Surprise
WBC heavyweight champion Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury’s (32-0-1, 23KO) “retirement” could be short-lived with reports of him in negotiations to fight the winner between unified champion Oleksandr Usyk and former unified champion Anthony “AJ” Joshua has surfaced.
The rematch with Usyk and Joshua is expected to go down in Saudi Arabia on August 20. Fury could be on the verge of closing a deal to fight the winner in the same location.
The Gypsy King has always had retirement on the brain leading up to the Wilder trilogy. The charismatic champion revealed that he told his wife that after Wilder, he was done. However, he was lured back into one more fight in a homecoming battle against forever mandatory challenger Dillian “The Body” Snatcher” Whyte.
Fury successfully defended the title by stopping Whyte in six rounds. During the build-up to the fight, he claimed this was it, and he announced the retirement in the post-fight interview. However, he never filed the paperwork with the WBC, nor has he officially vacated the belt.
FURY HAS HINTED AT UNDISPUTED IN THE PAST
Furthermore, If you have been paying close attention, the news of his possible return shouldn’t come as a shock. Fury, in the past, said that he did not want to leave the sport without collecting all the belts.
According to United Kingdom news source, The Daily Mail, the WBC champion is in deep negotiations to fight the winner in Saudi Arabia for the undisputed crown targeted for December. Fury has done everything in the sport of boxing except claim the undisputed crown. It is an itch that he must scratch before leaving the sport.
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By: Garrisson Bland