Tyson Fury’s serial burlesque continued in Cologne on Thursday but the world heavyweight champion did not sound as if he was joking when he said he would probably quit boxing if he lost his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko in Manchester on 9 July.
The fears that boxing’s joker-in-chief Tyson Fury was skating close to self-destruction were given stark and embarrassing substance when the world heavyweight champion was reunited with Wladimir Klitschko in Manchester on Wednesday.
The complex and multifaceted sides of Tyson Fury were again on display in London on Wednesday.
Everyone wants a piece of Anthony Joshua. Ideally, they’d like a bit of Tyson Fury at the same time but while we still don’t know who is the best heavyweight in the world – and whether or not the best of British beef will collide this year or next – we do know who is the most marketable, and he is not from Manchester.
There has not been a heavyweight since Joe Louis more than 70 years ago so unmoved by success as Anthony Joshua, the calm new prince moving serenely into a jungle of fevered speculation.
Trainer Peter Fury speaks on Andrey Fedosov and Alexander Ustinov as he continues to try to secure an opponent for Hughie Fury.
Trainer Peter Fury says that only the United Kingdom and UAE remain in the running to stage the rematch between Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko.
Northern Ireland’s main gay and feminist rights organisations will picket Sports Personality of the Year over the addition of the world boxing heavyweight champion Tyson Fury to the shortlist for the Belfast event.
The Manchester City winger Ian Poveda is reportedly bound for Leeds United.
Tottenham Hotspur could be in for a busy January, if Jose Mourinho is to get his transfer wish.
Wilfried Zaha is an important player for Crystal Palace.
Newcastle United and West Ham United are both interested in signing Watford centre-back Christian Kabasele, according to the latest reports.
Everton are being linked with Inter Milan midfielder Matias Vecino.
Everton talent Anthony Gordon could head out on loan.
Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho is likely to be keen on strengthening his options in midfield over the coming weeks.
Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle is reportedly on Leeds United and West Bromwich Albion’s radar.
Brazilian Serie A giants Santos reportedly want to sell Lucas Verissimo with Carlo Ancelotti's Everton keen to bring him to the Premier League.
Liverpool ran out 1-0 winners over Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend.
Timing is everything in boxing – inside and outside the ring – which is why, after the sad retreat from battle of Tyson Fury at the weekend, Anthony Joshua is being catapulted towards an unexpected multi-title world heavyweight fight with Wladimir Klitschko, possibly in the UK in late November.
Tyson Fury is receiving professional help for issues that have arisen as a result of a “witch hunt” against the boxer, according to his uncle.
Wladimir Klitschko says he has been forced to take Tyson Fury to court following a disagreement over negotiations about their world heavyweight championship rematch.