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Fury will face Klitschko in a rematch in Manchester on 9 July after defeating the long-reigning Ukrainian in Germany in November to win the WBA and WBO belts. Fury said the result will be the same if Klitschko does not use new tactics

Once Fury has fulfilled that obligation, assuming he defends his WBA and WBO heavyweight belts, he then wants to hoover up the remaining world titles in the division. Anthony Joshua challenges IBF champion Charles Martin on April 9 and Deontay Wilder is set to put the WBC title on the line against Alexander Povetkin later this year

Klitschko has confirmed that he will activate the rematch clause in the contract for their original meeting in Dusseldorf last November, which saw Fury crowned WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight champion by unanimous decision

The world heavyweight champion is expected to face off against Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch this summer, although the self-styled ‘Gypsy King’ took to Twitter on Saturday to suggest that he is lining up another opponent

It’s being said that the complete terms for the second meeting have yet to be fully agreed to, so Fury is basically just enjoying his time with his family and fulfilling the usual media obligations as the new heavyweight champion of the world

When asked about UAE’s bid to host the occasion, Fury told Sky Sports: “I’d have sun-tan lotion on, speedos on, sunglasses in the backpack. That would be one sexy ringwalk. That could be good. I’d like it

“What do you think women and gay kids watching this will think?” he asked. “That the BBC allowed him to go up on a pedestal?”
“I hope they will vote and make their views known,” said Hall, after pointing out that the list of 12 had been drawn up by a independent panel and not by the BBC

The International Boxing Federation removed the world heavyweight champion’s belt as he has failed to set up a bout with mandatory challenger, Vyacheslav Glazkov

Fury was controversially nominated for the BBC’s flagship sport award, and an online petition set up by LGBT campaigner, Scott Cuthbertson, has already collected more than 50,000 signatures demanding that he is removed from the list over his outspoken comments about homosexuality

Fury won the IBF belt – along with the WBA and WBO baubles – from Klitschko on Saturday and the Ukrainian has confirmed he will take advantage of his option to enforce an immediate rematch

Murray, who has won Wimbledon, the US Open and an Olympic gold medal, was celebrating with the Davis Cup team at the weekend as he guided them to victory in Ghent