Tyson Fury: Heavyweight ready to take on Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder

Last Updated March 06 2018, 17:32Boxing
Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury insists he is ready to step back into the ring as he continues his comeback.

Fury is back in training as he prepares to make a comeback to boxing having not fought since defeating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015.

The former IBF, WBA and WBO was suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control due to "anti-doping and medical issues" - but had that ban lifted in January.

Fury was considerably out of shape during his lengthy lay-off. Now, back in full training, he insists he is ready to go at a moment's notice.

"I could probably fight this weekend," Fury told Sky Sports. "It's been a long time coming: I've been out for a long time. My ambition is to get into the ring again and get under those lights.

"I told them recently I want to get some baby oil on - shining, glistening, looking the part, I've lifted a few weights now - I used to call Joshua a 'body builder' but I'm starting to look like a body builder now.

"I've had some good news this morning, and want to announce it to the world, but I can't. Watch this space. I said I'm coming back this year, and I will."

Fury is eyeing up potential showdowns with both Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder, although he'll more than likely need some tune-up fights before stepping into the ring with the current champions.

Joshua firstly has to face Joseph Parker in a unification bout in Cardiff on March 31 - he's a big 1/9 favourite to defeat the New Zealander.

Having had plenty to say about Joshua, Fury is also keen on taking on the unbeaten Wilder, who retained his WBC title with a tough victory over Luis Ortiz last weekend.

"Whatever happens in his career, I want to fight him, because we've got unfinished business. I'll stop him, all 15st of him."

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