Tyson Fury says he will retire after Wilder and Joshua fights

Tyson Fury says he will retire after Wilder and Joshua fights

- Tyson Fury dropped a hint about his retirement shortly after winning the WBC title

- The 31-year-old stunned Deontay Wilder to win the heavyweight belt

- Fury reveals he will retire after his re-match with Wilder and a unification bout with Joshua

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Newly-crowned WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has hinted that he will hang his gloves after his next two fights.

The 31-year-old outshined Deontay Wilder at the MGM Grand Arena after stopping the American in the seventh round of their re-match.

Fury left the Bronze Bomber bleeding through one of his ears who eventually landed in the hospital after the fight.

The Gypsy King is now eyeing a unification fight with countryman Anthony Joshua, but that will probably not happen until he prosecutes his third fight with Wilder.

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Reports making the rounds claim that the 34-year-old has exercised the rematch clause in their contract - they could face off for the third time.

His wife Paris put him on the spot while on the TV show This Morning, the boxer insists that he has two more to go before drawing the curtain on his illustrious career.

The WBC champion said: "I've got two more fights left, then we're going to really think about what we do from there.

"How long does a piece of string go on? I'm undefeated in 31 professional fights and this is my 12th year as a professional.

"I've already been the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. When I beat Klitschko I had all the belts, so as far as I'm concerned Anthony Joshua just has my leftovers.

"I never lost those belts, I had to take time out to deal with mental health issues, so they're my belts. Until a man is defeated in a boxing ring, how can you pretend to be the champion?"

Meanwhile, Fury believes Wilder's claim after his defeat was a mere excuse after the American said his costume was too heavy.

The Bronze Bomber wore the outfit in celebration of the Black History Month but it appeared he was weakened.

Wilder said: "He didn’t hurt me at all, but the simple fact is that my uniform was way too heavy for me.

"I didn’t have no legs from the beginning of the fight. In the third round, my legs were just shot all the way through.

"But I’m a warrior and people know that I’m a warrior. It could easily be told that I didn’t have legs or anything."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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