Fury prone to struggle in Britain after Wilder re-match, says Warren


LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s subsequent struggle after his title rematch with American Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas this weekend is prone to be in Britain, promoter Frank Warren stated on Monday.

Fury, the WBC champion, completes a trilogy of fights in opposition to Wilder on Saturday.

The 33-year-old’s final 4 bouts have been within the United States, along with his most up-to-date “home” look in Belfast in 2018, however Warren advised the BBC he might see “a great homecoming” for Fury.

“If Tyson wins the fight we’ll sit down. There’s a few options there,” he stated. “Usyk would be a massive fight here. The Joshua fight is still a massive fight.”

Fury had been scheduled to face compatriot Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia in August for a heavyweight unification title struggle however an American arbitrator ordered the “Gypsy King” to first struggle Wilder for a 3rd time.

Joshua then misplaced the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts to Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk in London on Sept. 26. A rematch between these two is predicted in February, 2022.

Warren had stated after Joshua’s defeat {that a} unification struggle appeared unlikely. learn extra

He advised the BBC, nonetheless, {that a} assembly of the 2 would nonetheless be massive field workplace.

Reporting by Alan Baldwin, enhancing by Ed Osmond

Boxing - Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury - WBC Heavyweight Title - The Grand Garden Arena at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States - February 22, 2020 Tyson Fury knocks down Deontay Wilder during the fight REUTERS/Steve Marcus