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"I'm Only Interested In Two Fights" - Tyson Fury Names The Fights He Wants As He Rules Out Dillian Whyte

Nasir Jabbar

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"I'm Only Interested In Two Fights" - Tyson Fury Names The Fights He Wants As He Rules Out Dillian Whyte

Tyson Fury is only interested in TWO fights ahead of his blockbuster return, ruling out Dillian Whyte and Joe Joyce.

Fury is set to defend his WBC world heavyweight title in February following his big knockout win over rival Deontay Wilder last October.

Image: PA
Image: PA

Whyte and Joyce have been touted as potential opponents, but the self-proclaimed 'Gypsy King' isn't interested in facing either of the British contenders.

That's because he has his eyes firmly fixed on current unified world heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk and former heavyweight ruler Anthony Joshua.

Image: PA
Image: PA

Of course, Usyk dethroned Joshua of the WBA (super), IBF and WBO titles in September, with the pair set to run it back next year.

But Fury insists he only wants to fight Usyk or Joshua.

"I'm only interested in two fights, Anthony Joshua, Oleksandr Usyk," he told iFL TV.

"Apart from that, I'm not interested. If I don't get them fights, not interested."

Pressed on who he'll fight next, Fury replied: "We'll find out February, but today's only November, so a lot can happen in a few months."

Obviously, Usyk or Joshua won't be his opponent come February, with their impending rematch slated for the first quarter of 2022.

Unless Fury scraps his February date and waits for the winner, otherwise he'll need to find another opponent.

Fury's reluctance to fight Whyte will come as a blow to the Brixton boxer, who has been calling for a showdown for some time now.

Whyte was supposed to face Otto Wallin before picking up an injury which completely nixed the heavyweight contest.

The WBC interim champion is gunning for his first crack at a genuine world title.

Featured Image Credit: PA/YouTube

Topics: Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua, Boxing, Dillian Whyte

Nasir Jabbar
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