Tyson Fury ‘given time’ to clarify future; Deontay Wilder stays ‘in contention’, says WBC president Mauricio Sulaimán

Tyson Fury has been ‘given time’ to take into account retirement because the WBC won’t begin the seek for a brand new challenger till the British star makes a ultimate resolution on his future.

The 33-year-old, two-time world heavyweight champion has repeatedly mentioned he’ll stroll away from boxing after defending his world titles with a sixth-round stoppage victory over Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium final month.

WBC president Mauricio Sulaimán advised Sky Sports he has spoken to Fury this week, whereas on vacation, and they’ll help him “whatever he decides”.

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“I just received a very beautiful video from Tyson with his father and his family while on vacation,” he mentioned. “We spoke and we’re going to be speaking in the near future.

“We will give him the time he wants.”

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Tyson Fury was fast to remind followers of the realities of life, as he and coach SugarHill Steward take out the bins simply days after promoting out Wembley!

Sulaimán added: “I don’t like to speculate. I might quite wait to give him his due time for his vacation.

“The WBC will definitely help him, no matter he decides.

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“If he thinks its time to hang up the gloves, enjoy life and be a successful family man and have a great future, we will support him. If he decides to continue fighting, we will support him.”

Wilder ‘definitely’ in rivalry

If Fury was to affirm his retirement, Deontay Wilder – who he famously confronted in a trilogy of fights between 2018 and 2021 – is presently No 1 within the WBC rankings and will battle for the vacant belt.

Deontay Wilder is anticipated to return to the ring in 2022

Wilder hasn’t been again within the ring because the second of his defeats to Fury, an Eleventh-round knockout in Las Vegas final autumn, however Sulaimán says he can be in rivalry.

“Certainly,” he mentioned. “Because he is the No 1-ranked contender in the division.

“I spoke to him a few months in the past, he’s doing nice and he’s wanting ahead to resuming his boxing profession.”

Joseph Parker is anticipated to face off in opposition to Joe Joyce at Wembley Arena on July 2

Meanwhile, the No 2-ranked Joe Joyce and No 3-ranked Joseph Parker are anticipated to face off at Wembley Arena on July 2, however Sulaimán insists the outlook of the entire division may but change by the point the following necessary challenger wants to be decided.

“We have one year to have the next mandatory fight,” he mentioned.

“At this moment, we will wait for the decision of Tyson Fury, and then we will either do a series of fights – a boxing tournament – going into a final elimination, but at this time we’re going to wait because we don’t know the specific circumstances.

“I imagine that Joyce and Parker are preventing for the WBO interim championship, however I’ve not confirmed that.

“All of the variables may change.”

Sourse: skysports.com

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