WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has said he would like to return to the ring for a possible consolidation fight against Anthony Joshua or Alexander Yusik but said organizers would have to dig deeper to lure him out of “retirement”.
Fury fired his colleague British Dillian White in April to retain his title before telling fans he would stick to his wife’s promise to retire.
However, the 33-year-old said he was discussing a possible return with his promoter, Frank Warren, and that “something big, big is going to happen”.
Yusik defeated Joshua in September last year to seize the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts and the rematch could be held in August, British media reported that Fury was waiting for the winner.
Fury, known as the ‘Gypsy King’, described Usik as a “middleweight” but hoped he would defeat Joshua again.
“When this middleweight hits this bodybuilder again, there will be only one person to sort out this absolute circus, right?” Anger said.
“For those of you who want to make this fight happen, it’s better to have a big check book, because to get the big GK out of retirement… it’s going to cost.”
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