Tyson Fury eyeing UK return with stadium bout against Anthony Joshua
Tyson Fury is planning to fight in the UK for the first time in years, backtracking on previous comments made about a bout in Britain.
The Gypsy King faces off against Deontay Wilde r on October 9th in a trilogy bout in Las Vegas, widely regarded to be the final hurdle before a showdown against Anthony Joshua.
The first bout is likely to take place in Saudi Arabia, which was due to be the venue this summer before the postponement, while a rematch could take place in Britain.
Fury has now revealed his plan to return to the UK, admitting he wants to face AJ in an open-air stadium fight.
"Frank [Warren] will organise all that because he’s done it for . He’s been in this game 50 years, 40 years and organised fight after fight after fight after fight when people said he was finished and down and out, here back in Vegas again," he told BT Sport.
"So you know, he will deliver these fights and back in England we’re going to deliver a UK fight because it’s been a long time since I boxed here.
"I don’t want to do an indoor arena, I want to do a stadium fight and who better to do it with than this guy who keeps calling for it.
"Let’s hope he doesn’t start asking for stupid money Frank, that doesn’t exist because if he asks for stupid money then he don’t want the fight."
Joshua is in action on September 25th against Oleksandr Usyk in north London, his final hurdle before facing Fury.