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‘Some massive fights next year’


TYSON FURY has revealed his five fight wishlist including TWO showdowns with British rival Anthony Joshua.

The Gypsy King fought just once in 2021, stopping American Deontay Wilder in the 11th round of their trilogy clash to retain his WBC title.

Fury has listed the fights he wants in 2022

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Fury has listed the fights he wants in 2022Credit: Getty
The Gypsy King wants to face British rival Joshua twice next year

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The Gypsy King wants to face British rival Joshua twice next yearCredit: Getty
Here is the graphic Fury posted on social media

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Here is the graphic Fury posted on social media

And he has now confirmed the four fights he would like to follow that up with next year.

Fury posted a graphic showing the fights he wants – which started with the Wilder trilogy which he won in October.

He then lists WBC mandatory challenger Dillian Whyte as his next viable opponent.

Then comes two fights with Joshua – a man he looked set to face this year before Wilder won an arbitration hearing to secure a third bout with Fury.

And rounding off the five fight plan is another trilogy – this time with Derek Chisora.

Fury has already beaten Chisora on two occasions in the past – by unanimous decision in 2011 and then by stoppage in 2014.

Usyk currently holds three of the four world heavyweight title belts

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Usyk currently holds three of the four world heavyweight title beltsCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Alongside the post on Twitter, he said: “Looking forward to some massive fights next year @WBCBoxing.”

One huge omission from the WBC champ’s list was former undisputed cruiserweight king and unified heavyweight title holder Oleksandr Usyk.

Usyk, who Fury met and embraced last weekend, dethroned Joshua to claim the IBF, WBA and WBO straps with a unanimous decision victory at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in September.

The Ukrainian, 34, looks set to rematch AJ in the early part of 2022.

And, providing he comes through him again, there is a hope among boxing fans that he will then take on Fury for all the belts – assuming Fury beats mandatory challenger Whyte.

But Usyk has not made Fury’s fight wish list, so there is doubt as to whether the Gypsy King is interested in a clash.

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Instead, Usyk has been talking up a left-field fight against undisputed super-middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez despite a THREE-AND-A-HALF-STONE weight difference.

He told BoxingInsider: “Yes, I can fight him at cruiserweight. But with only one thing – I keep my belts at heavyweight.

“Then I go back to cruiserweight and fight him and then I come back to heavyweight.”





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