Tyson Fury To Make In-Ring Return On June 9 In Manchester

Tyson Fury during the press conference Action Images via Reuters  Tony O'Brien

Tyson Fury during the press conference Action Images via Reuters Tony O'Brien

Fury has not fought in two and a half years since beating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to win the IBF, IBO, WBA and WBO titles.

"Everything is still there - 29 years old, coming into the prime of my life, I'm stronger and faster, holding more muscle mass than ever".

Fury said he believes Deontay Wilder is "top of the pile" of the current crop of heavyweights but insisted "they're all very vulnerable and very beatable too".

When the ITV journalist went to ask Fury about his suspension and ban from the UK Anti-Doping authority, Fury blanked him once more and walked out of the interview with the phrase - "terminated". He's set to make the walk on June 9th in Manchester following a lengthy hiatus away from the sport. I could beat them all and I'm ready to fight.

Warren tweeted: "Delighted to announce @tyson_fury has signed a promotional deal with us".

Fury's first fight back will nearly certainly be a small-fry affair, as the boxer looks to warm up ahead of a run at all four heavyweight title belts and secure a couple of headline knockouts as he stakes his claim to be back at his best.

Fury says that once he has a few fights under his belt, neither fighter will pose a major threat to him. "I'm back to reclaim what is rightfully mine, that's the world because I hold it in my hand right there".

And in a press conference announcing his return, Fury continued the war of words.

Fury's comeback was announced today by promoter Frank Warren with the Gypsy King being called "the real heavyweight champion of the world".

Though the fitness side of Fury's comeback is very much still a working progress, significant improvement has seen him prove doubters wrong and get into a position to re-ignite what has been so far, a flawless professional career.

"I'd out box him for a few rounds then I'd knock him out".

"So if he wants to land any punches on me - here's the tip - get a handful of rice and throw it at me. that is the only way he is going to land anything on me, apart from that - no chance".

Though there is a deep-rooted respect for Joshua, he still dismissed him as "a big old dosser, [a] belt carrier for me". You can always overcome all these problems that one can have, and I think people can relate to that.

Frank Warren has confirmed that issues have virtually been cleared up with the BBBofC, has been cleared to be medically fit, licenced to fight. He's an exciting fighter, can't wait to get my title back.

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