British world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says he’s significantly contemplating the opportunity of gracing the squared circle in Australia.
The unbeaten Fury is presently within the nation to help shut good friend and former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker in his bout towards Faiga Opelu on Wednesday.
“I am seeking to do a battle right here so I shall be going up and down the nation taking a look at completely different stadiums over the following few days,” Fury advised Fox Sports activities tv.
“I am 100% severe.”
The 34-year-old Fury, who boasts a report of 33 wins from 34 fights with one draw, is visiting Australia for the primary time.
Fury hasn’t fought since retaining his World Boxing Council title with a decisive stoppage over British rival Derek Chisora in December, with nothing else but lined up.
There have been on-off talks with Oleksandr Usyk, who holds the WBA, IBF and WBO titles.
“I am seeking to battle some large fights this 12 months and subsequent 12 months,” Fury stated in Melbourne, including that negotiations with the Ukrainian Usyk are ongoing.
“We have now an undisputed battle on the horizon for all of the belts towards Oleksandr Usyk,” he advised Fox Sports activities.
“That has been in talks now for effectively over a 12 months. There’s additionally different large fights, so we’re engaged on some potentialities in the mean time.”
One in all them may very well be towards China’s Zhang Zhilei or fellow Briton Joe Joyce if Usyk fails to materialise.
Zhang upset Joyce with a sixth-round stoppage in London in April, taking his WBO interim title and with it the necessary place to face the sanctioning physique’s full champion Usyk.
Joyce has activated his rematch clause and Fury is eyeing a attainable conflict towards the winner.
“We have been supposed to speak about combating Zhang however Joe Joyce has activated his rematch clause so them two will now have a rematch and possibly the winner will get an opportunity to battle me in a while,” he stated.