Tyson Fury appears to be like in unbelievable form for his proposed world heavyweight title unification battle in opposition to Anthony Joshua later this 12 months.
The WBC and Ring Journal heavyweight kingpin has not fought since his dominant victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020.
Eddie Hearn confirmed earlier this month that contracts had been signed for a two-fight deal to happen this 12 months.
But, there is no such thing as a affirmation on both the date or venue for the primary assembly and it appears as if Saudi Arabia is the frontrunner.
Though the Matchroom Boxing chief advised talkSPORT Wembley can also be a chance, Fury is doing all he can to make sure he stays prepared for when the time comes and he can get his arms on Joshua.
Taking to Instagram to mannequin off his newest merchandise, ‘The Gypsy King’ displayed a far leaner physique than when he went for a freezing dip in Morecambe Bay six weeks in the past.
Though Hearn’s announcement introduced renewed optimism to followers that the most important battle of this era might be signed, John Fury was fast to remind everybody there’s a lengthy method to go but.
Showing on BT Sport, the previous boxer and father of the WBC champion, mentioned: “We have to get him out [fighting], whether or not these cowboys get the job sorted which I don’t suppose they’re going to do.
“What have they signed? They’ve signed nothing in my eyes. They’ve received no date, no venue, no nothing.
“What does it imply should you can’t get a date and a venue? What does it imply if nobody is keen to place the cash up?
“It’s all about somebody coming ahead and saying, ‘Proper, I’ll pay for the battle, I’ll stage the battle.’ The place are these folks?
“That’s the place it’s in and I don’t suppose they’ll get it collectively. It’s too massive for what’s occurring and the local weather the world is in in the intervening time.
“I simply don’t suppose the timing is true for a battle of that magnitude with the state of the world.”