Tyson Fury insists he and two rivals are the real "players" in the boxing game and that nobody else comes close.
The ‘Gypsy King’ takes on Deontay Wilder in a Las Vegas rematch on February 22nd, having earned a draw against the Alabaman at the end of 2018, and is eager to see Anthony Joshua also battle it out with the duo, but he is clearly less than enthused by AJ’s prospective fight with Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev.
"Pulev and Joshua are a pair of p******, both of them,” he told The AK and Barak Show on SiriusXM Fight Nation. “It's not a fight that's really interesting to me.
“I only wanna see the big fights and unfortunately for Pulev, he’s not part of the scene unless he gatecrashes the party. I want to see me vs Wilder, me vs Joshua and Joshua vs Wilder. That's it, there are no other players."
Fury is gearing up to take on Wilder under the bright lights of Vegas and he revealed that he wants to return to the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’ to fight Joshua in a Battle of Britain bust-up.
Asked if the pair could fight in the UK, he shot down that suggestion and insisted: "Listen, that fight happens in Las Vegas and Las Vegas alone.
“It’d be MGM Grand Garden Arena live from Las Vegas, USA. I'm the one who conquered America,” he said referencing his last four fights which have taken place in the US.
A.J. avenged his summer defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr at the end of 2019 in the ‘Clash of the Dunes’ in Riyadh but Fury wasn’t convinced by the Watford-fighter's comeback.
“Joshua came over and got knocked out by a little fat man,” he said defiantly. “Then in the rematch, he ran away from a little fat man. Ran like a sheepdog, like a s***house."
It’s the fight the world wants to see though it’s unlikely to happen this year, with Fury and Wilder said to have agreed on a third fight, supposedly in summer. Saying that, Fury is already adding fuel to the flames and fans will be desperate to see this one go ahead.