Tyson Fury reveals his next opponent will be the UFC icon and admits he’s “not indifferent” to fighting “Dosser” Usyk

TYSON FURY has admitted he couldn’t care less about the fight against Oleksandr Usyk.

The Gypsy King was close to agreeing a fight with the Ukrainian that would unify the heavyweight division until talks collapsed in March.

Tyson Fury has no interest in fighting Oleksandr Usyk


Tyson Fury has no interest in fighting Oleksandr UsykPhoto credit: Reuters
Fury has insisted he is aiming for the “biggest payday”.


Fury has insisted he is aiming for the “biggest payday”.Photo credit: Getty
The Gypsy King has touted Jon Jones as a potential opponent


The Gypsy King has touted Jon Jones as a potential opponentPhoto credit: Getty

Fury, 35, has instead revealed that he is simply “looking for the biggest payday”.

The boxer has also claimed that he will “probably” try to face UFC star Jon Jones as the game sells better.

He told that Daily Mail: “No, I have no interest in fighting Usyk, he is a little Ukrainian idiot.

“That’s all he means to me. No interest in uniting the department. That means nothing to me.

“All this stuff about unification and whatever, it really doesn’t mean anything to me.”

“I’m looking for the biggest payday. Most of the time Usyk doesn’t succeed.”

“He’s just a foreigner who doesn’t speak good English, so you can’t really sell him.”

“I’m probably looking for another American. I probably want to fight Jon Jones in a boxing match.”


Fury’s next fight is next month on October 28th when he takes on former UFC star Francis Ngannou.

Ngannou is currently trained by boxing icon Mike Tyson.

Fury admitted he was “sad” when he learned the American had joined his opponent.

The undefeated WBC heavyweight champion told Sky Sports: “Actually, I think it’s sad.”

“The man I’m named after, a legend, has to compete against me and then come out as a loser.”

“To have lost to a man named after him.

“I find it sad and think he should be in my corner, not the opponent’s corner.”

“But business is business and I understand that it is all business.”


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