After once again confirming his retirement from professional boxing, Tyson Fury has claimed that he would like to go one-on-one with the ‘The Great One!’
Throughout his career, Tyson Fury has never been afraid of making headlines, both in and outside of the ring.
After out-classing Dillian White at Wembley in April to retain his WBC Heavyweight Championship and remain undefeated, Tyson Fury announced his intention to retire from boxing. While the validity of the retirement claims will only be proven over time, the announcement came after Fury said in March that he intends to return to WWE.
Speculation around Fury’s future continues to swirl, including talk of bout against Oleksandr Usyk to crown the Undisputed Heavyweight Champion.
However, speaking positioned on a throne in a new interview with Good Morning Britain, Fury has again insisted that he’s retired. Although that doesn’t necessarily mean fans won’t get to see him in the ring again. The undefeated star explained that he is looking ahead to a series of potential exhibition bouts against the like of Lennox Lewis, Mike Tyson and The Rock.
“I’m going to do some exhibition matches, they’re not real fights. Purely for the entertainment factor.
This is not professional boxing, this is purely for entertainment. Hollywood-style entertainment. That’s all it is, nothing more, nothing less…
You get to fight anyone. In an exhibition you can fight old-timers, famous people, whoever you want. So I’m looking at fighting Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, Frank Bruno, whoever. The Rock, Dwayne Johnson! That would be fantastic. You never know who we could be fighting.”
We can't say we're not disappointed @Tyson_Fury! 🥊
We'll take exhibition fights if it means we can see the World heavyweight champion fight again! pic.twitter.com/WjbVjLnKC4
— Good Morning Britain (@GMB) June 15, 2022
Prior to his most recent match against Dillian White, The Rock sent Fury a good luck message on social media, although it remains to be seen whether they may step into the ring together.
It has long been rumoured that the Hollywood star will be returning to WWE in early 2023 for a WrestleMania showdown with Roman Reigns. While Fury and Drew McIntyre have traded barbs in interviews and social media with a potential match at WWE Clash at the Castle on the cards.
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