WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury stated he not plans to retire after two extra fights and as a substitute hopes to maintain boxing till age 40.
“I’ll combat on until I am 40 years outdated,” he informed ESPN on Thursday. “I have been fascinated about it, and there is not a lot else to do anyhow. So yeah, I could as nicely maintain preventing. I do not see anybody on the market that may problem me anyway. I simply flattened one of the best one on the market, the hardest opponent out there’s Deontay Wilder, and all of us noticed what occurred to him the final trip.”
That is a change of considering for the 31-year-old Fury, who as not too long ago as March had stated his preventing profession was nearing completion.
“I am going to come again, and I am going to have two extra fights, and hopefully we’ll sail into the sundown,” he informed ITV in the UK on March 4, shortly after his seventh-round stoppage of Wilder.
“It’s a curler coaster of feelings, and all the things else. And to be away from the children and away from getting up early for college runs and the crying and all that stuff, and the screaming and shouting, it takes quite a bit to come back again to that after being away for almost three months, to get adjusted again to that life.”
Sources informed ESPN earlier this week that Fury’s camp is in talks to face Anthony Joshua within the Center East, however Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) does nonetheless have an obligation to face Wilder for the third time in his subsequent outing, which tentatively has been rescheduled for late within the yr because of the coronavirus pandemic.