Former champion Tyson Fury to fight again after doping ban

first_img“We all saw the (Joseph) Parker affair. Anybody who can move a bit and throw a few feints, he struggles … I will outbox him for a few rounds and then I will knock him out.”Fury wants “to reclaim what is rightfully mine” from Joshua.“There are a few people out there claiming to be the world’s best, but I know for a fact they are not,” Fury said. “Given the right amount of fights, then I don’t believe these guys are going to be much of a match-up for me.”Fury believes the current heavyweight title holders are “sluggers and wild punchers”.He feels WBC champion Deontay Wilder is “top of the pile”, but maintained with typical bravado: “They are all vulnerable and very beatable too”.ADVERTISEMENT Warren cautioned that Fury would need three or four fights before being ready to take on the best in the business.“Until (other title holders) fight him,” Warren said, “they cannot consider themselves to be the (true) champion.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Fury has not fought since beating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to win the WBA, IBF and WBO belts, a result that shocked boxing and revitalized the heavyweight division.The British Boxing Board of Control suspended Fury in 2016 for drug and medical issues, amid a separate U.K. Anti-Doping investigation. That UKAD case ended in December when the fighter accepted a backdated two-year doping ban for elevated levels of nandrolone in urine samples.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownAnthony Joshua has now moved to the pinnacle of heavyweight boxing by becoming the WBA, IBF and WBO belt holder.“He is a belt carrier for me,” Fury said. “By the time I get ready to fight, it is going to be an easy fight, no contest. He is looking for one punch all night. MOST READ LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lin plans to return to Nets a new player next season Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Former world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury, left, sits with promoter Frank Warren during the press conference in London, Thursday April 12, 2018. Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is returning to the ring after serving a doping ban. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)LONDON — Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is returning to the ring after a doping ban.The 29-year-old Briton has signed with promoter Frank Warren and plans to fight on June 9 at the Manchester Arena against an opponent who is yet to be revealed.ADVERTISEMENT Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more