Fury's path to historic unification bout revealed

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Legendary promoter Bob Arum has revealed that it's apt Tyson Fury volition instrumentality a combat aboriginal adjacent year, earlier mounting his sights connected holding each the golden aboriginal successful 2022.

Fury finished disconnected his trilogy against American Deontay Wilder successful emphatic manner past weekend, knocking him retired successful the eleventh round.

Tyson Fury celebrates his 11th circular sound retired triumph against Deontay Wilder aft their WBC heavyweight rubric combat (Getty)

Fury volition yet combat the victor of the rematch betwixt caller WBA, IBF and WBO champion Oleksandr Usyk and Britain's Anthony Joshua - but not earlier taking different combat successful the meantime.

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Usyk stunned the satellite past month, the Ukrainian taking a unanimous 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 triumph to assertion the WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles.

"Joshua and Usyk, I deliberation they're going to hold until April 4," Arum told FightHub.

"I deliberation Fury volition combat again successful March oregon April. Then we tin look to a September oregon October lucifer for a unification."

In the meantime, Fury volition look to instrumentality different combat - perchance against chap Brit Dillian Whyte - the existent WBC interim champion, who defends his crown adjacent week.

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Arum besides said it was improbable that Joshua would beryllium capable to get revenge for his loss, and that Usyk loomed arsenic the astir apt antheral to instrumentality connected Fury for each the belts.

"Eddie [promoter Eddie Hearn] thought Joshua wouldn't beryllium amenable to a measurement speech and would privation to bash the rematch," Arum said.

"Which is benignant of stupidity connected his portion due to the fact that nary mode is helium going to bushed Usyk successful his adjacent combat nary substance what caller strategy helium deploys. The lone mode you're going to bushed Usyk is to pin him and country him with your precocious value and unit him.

"But past helium tin unload against you. Now, a Tyson Fury tin sorb that, arsenic we each know, but Anthony Joshua has a fishy chin."

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