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Tyson Fury Reacts To Talk of Facing Wilder, Joshua, Whyte

Tyson Fury has blasted Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder for using his name as a back-up in negotiations for their, as yet unconfirmed, unification fight.

Former heavyweight champion Fury returned to the ring in June with a win over Albania's Sefer Seferi, following nearly three years on the sidelines.

Britain's Joshua, the current WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF champion, will face Alexander Povetkin in September after failing to come to an agreement with America's Wilder, the unbeaten WBC champion.

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And Fury was unimpressed at how his name had been used throughout the two men's posturing.

Speaking on a video posted to social media, Fury said: "I keep hearing Wilder saying if he doesn't fight Joshua he'll fight Fury, and Joshua saying if he doesn't fight Wilder he'll fight Fury?

"Live your own life, fight your own people and crack on. I'll fight you when I'm ready, not on your time, on my time.

"I'm the lineal champion - always remember that. Fight each other, and that will decipher who gets the right to challenge the lineal heavyweight champion - me.''

Earlier on Thursday, Fury also refuted Dillian Whyte's claims of a fight being negotiated between the two.

Whyte comes face to face with New Zealand's Joseph Parker at a sold-out Wembley on Saturday, with the winner of the bout expected to earn a title shot in the near future.

However, earlier this week Whyte suggested he had lined up a fight with Fury and would "steamroller him" in the ring.

Fury said on Twitter: "If Dillian Whyte is in talks for a fight with the Gypsy king. I'd like to know who he and his team are talking to? Maybe Santa, and never mind me, focus on Joe Parker. Hardest fight of your career, and as for the steamroller comment - then you woke up. Good luck."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by u122564 on 07-30-2018

[QUOTE=P4Pdunny;18970066]make sure you treat everybody else by this standard. Boxing aint WWE, I'm about action. Fury is providing none.[/QUOTE] mate i totally agree with you. unfortunately the media love him and a lot fans hate him equals $.

Comment by Oshio on 07-27-2018

Fury is a boring fighter no one wants to see

Comment by P4Pdunny on 07-27-2018

[QUOTE=u122564;18969849]yes, done nothing in 3yrs but theyre still using his name to build the fights. so whats that say? hes still a big name in the HW division.[/QUOTE] make sure you treat everybody else by this standard. Boxing aint WWE,…

Comment by joe strong on 07-27-2018

People from different countries have their favourites. I’m a f**king Canadian & have followed the HW division since the late 80s when I was in my early teens. I have seen a lot & i watch all levels of HWs.…

Comment by u122564 on 07-27-2018

[QUOTE=P4Pdunny;18969349]Almost 3 years ago...not sure why Furys given a pass for this. What has he done since? i’ll wait.[/QUOTE] yes, done nothing in 3yrs but theyre still using his name to build the fights. so whats that say? hes still…

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