Tyson Fury “is not ruling something out” within the hunt for his subsequent opponent as a result of “he calls the pictures”, says coaching accomplice David Nyika.
Fury needs to return to the ring in early-2022 however is ready to substantiate his subsequent defence of the WBC heavyweight title after final month’s knockout win over Deontay Wilder.
Rival champion Oleksandr Usyk is about for a rematch towards Anthony Joshua, with the WBA, IBF and WBO belts at stake, whereas Dillian Whyte is but to be introduced as Fury’s WBC necessary challenger.
“He is not ruling something out, in the meanwhile,” Nyika, a boxer from New Zealand who’s coaching alongside Joseph Parker and Fury in Morecambe, informed Sky Sports activities.
“He is the king proper now. So he can name the pictures.
“He’s a large draw and everyone needs to combat him.”
Fury informed Sky Sports activities about his seek for a rival: “It is who’s out there and what is sensible afterward.”
BOXXER promoter Ben Shalom spoke to Fury at ringside final week and stated: “He does need to combat in February or March, whether or not it is towards Dillian or not.
“He’s adamant about that.”
Unbeaten contender Joe Joyce, who shares Frank Warren as a UK-based promoter with Fury, insisted he could be out there though he has additionally held talks a couple of Kubrat Pulev combat.
“Joe’s sturdiness and engine are a match for anybody within the sport,” his administration SJAM stated.
Nyika added about Fury’s preparation to return after two sensational wins over Wilder: “He is at all times match. He has been coaching fairly exhausting alongside us.
“We have been talking about what is perhaps subsequent for him.
“He is going via his choices in the meanwhile.”
An intriguing addition to the WBC’s high 5 ranked heavyweights is Frank Sanchez, the Cuban who trains alongside Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and most just lately gained a battle of undefeated contenders towards Efe Ajagba.
“Tyson is not any idiot, so I doubt you see a voluntary defence towards Frank anytime quickly,” his supervisor Mike Borao informed Sky Sports activities.
“I feel Frank Sanchez beats Tyson Fury right this moment.
“At Frank’s present tempo, I’ve little doubt he’ll turn into No 1 contender briefly order.”