The 28-year-old hasn’t fought since he dethroned Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015, but is targeting a comeback to the sport
TYSON FURY made the most of the sunny weather by donning shorts and a straw hat as he steps up his training regime ahead of returning to the ring.
The former unified heavyweight champion is targeting a comeback to boxing after am 18-month hiatus away from the sport.
He hasn’t fought since he dethroned Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf in November 2015 in a unanimous points victory to claim the IBF, WBO, WBA, IBO and Ring magazine belts.
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But the 28-year-old has been dogged by personal issues outside the ring that forced him to vacate the titles, now held by Anthony Joshua and New Zealand’s Joseph Parker.
Fury has been embroiled in a war of words with Joshua on Twitter and has talked up a fight between the pair, with promoter Eddie Hearn confirming a clash between the two undefeated Brit’s will likely take place next year.
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The Mancunian was aiming to fight on the undercard of his friend Billy Joe Saunders’ WBO defence against Avtandil Khurtsidze at the Copper Box Arena on July 8.
But he still hasn’t successfully obtained a boxing license, and any chance of a potential fight will be at the end of the year according to Frank Warren due to a delay in his UK Anti-Doping hearing.
Fury revealed after his clash with the 41-year-old Ukrainian in Germany, he ballooned up to humongous 25-stone due to his partying lifestyle, but is adamant he will shed the weight needed.
Only last week did Fury stay out until gone 2am in Manchester where he posed with fans for pictures until the early hours of the morning.