Tyson Fury has urged he’ll NOT struggle this yr as he plans to make a return to the ring in 2021.
‘The Gypsy King’ was set to face Agit Kabayel on December 5 earlier than turning his consideration to an undisputed heavyweight title conflict with Anthony Joshua.
Nevertheless, he has entered a mediation course of with Deontay Wilder after failing to agree phrases on a trilogy bout for the WBC heavyweight championship.
“The Gypsy King is returning in 2021,” Fury posted on Twitter. “Solely those who have supported me 100% since my comeback will probably be with me for the glory.”
Co-promoter Frank Warren additionally launched a press release on Twitter, saying: “The world’s greatest heavyweight, The Gyspy King @Tyson_Fury will return to motion in 2021.
“Date and venue to be introduced.”
Fury drew with Wilder once they first fought nearly two years in the past in Los Angeles, earlier than dethroning the ‘Bronze Bomber’ in February with a punch-perfect efficiency on the MGM Grand.
It was beforehand reported that contracts have been signed for a 3rd struggle to finish the trilogy, however this might disrupt plans for a world title conflict with Joshua.
Unified champion Joshua will face IBF necessary challenger Kubrat Pulev on December 12, however Eddie Hearn is not sure whether or not Fury can nonetheless press forward with a blockbuster battle subsequent yr.
He instructed Sky Sports activities: “We try to keep away from the mess, and maintain self-discipline and deal with what we’re doing, and the trail for AJ has all the time been clear, with the ups and downs of the Ruiz struggle, and getting that rematch over the road.
“However we all know what we’re doing. December 12, it was introduced most likely eight weeks earlier than the struggle, we’re centered on the victory.
“That’s their [Fury and Wilder’s] enterprise, it’s a proper mess both manner, and it’s not going to resolve itself any time quickly.
“Hopefully we are able to simply guarantee that if Anthony Joshua can beat Kubrat Pulev on December 12, then the trail is obvious for AJ towards Fury in 2021.”
Warren joined talkSPORT Breakfast on Wednesday morning to supply an replace on Wilder’s course of as he tries to drive a 3rd struggle by.
He mentioned: “They’ve gone to an arbitration listening to within the States for an arbitration choose to decide on whether or not it ought to go forward or not.
“So far as this facet of the desk is anxious, that contract is at an finish. It could actually’t go on for apparent causes as a result of the earnings wanted to make it occur is simply not there due to the shortage of spectators.”