Tyson Fury in £200million retirement U-turn as Gypsy King returns to training eyeing huge Anthony Joshua payday

TYSON FURY last night vowed to box again and declared: “Show me the money.”

The Gypsy King, 33, said he was back training ahead of a £200million return.

Tyson Fury has confirmed he will come out of retirement


Tyson Fury has confirmed he will come out of retirementCredit: Getty
And he could land a major payday if he fights Anthony Joshua


And he could land a major payday if he fights Anthony JoshuaCredit: Getty

But the world heavyweight boxing champion warned: “If you want me, it’s going to cost.”

Fury had pledged to quit in April after his KO of Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium left him undefeated and with £150million in the bank.

But he confirmed he is training “like a lunatic” and will come out of retirement for a mega-purse — which could top £200m.

The father of six — whose promoter Frank Warren is honoring a secret deal — said: “I will be back in the ring 100 per cent, just like in the movie when Jerry Maguire shouted, ‘Show me the money!’

“If anyone can show me the money then it’s Frank Warren. I call him the Magic Man and we are going to make some big, big things happen.”

He told how he was incorporating his boxing training into his usual domestic routine at home in Morecambe, Lancs.

Fury said: “I train twice a day, every day, running in the morning and weights and boxing in the evening. I have been enjoying myself, running a minimum of four miles and a maximum of six and I am sparring and boxing.

“I am a prize fighter and I do fight for prizes but it is going to cost if you want me. Until then, the Big Mac is going to stay in Morecambe, training like a lunatic, getting hair cuts and shaves on Mondays, car valets on Tuesdays, bin days on Wednesdays and training every day.”


An unsteady Tyson Fury kicked out at a taxi in Cannes last month


An unsteady Tyson Fury kicked out at a taxi in Cannes last monthCredit: Twitter

Fury had one of his traditional blowouts after his Wembley win — and was caught on video kicking out at a taxi in Cannes while staggering about drunk with his dad John and pals.

Last night he admitted acting like a “proper idiot abroad” but says he likes a drink and is not a “robot”.

He said: “I also have a few beers now and then, kick a couple of taxis like we have all seen! I have enjoyed myself, been abroad and acted like a proper idiot — like we all do.

“Every idiot Brit abroad, with a few beers in them, has done that. Who has never been on holiday, got p***ed up and acted a real mug? Everyone I know has done it. I am not some programmed robot who gets told what to say and do.

“I am as real as waking up in the morning and having breakfast and putting your shoes on. There is no script here.” Fury told how his sixth-round knockout of fellow Brit Whyte in front of a 94,000-crowd overtook Ed Sheeran’s biggest Wembley audience — much to the pop star’s irritation.

He said the night was a “dream come true”, including the bizarre moment when he asked UFC cage-fighter Francis Ngannou if he had a big willy during a live post-fight interview.

I will be back in the ring 100 per cent, just like in the movie when Jerry Maguire shouted ‘Show Me The Money!’

Fury recalled: “It went absolutely fantastically. We had the record-breaking crowd there, in history for any event — and Ed Sheeran was really p***ed off about that.

“Then we had a brilliant knockout to cap it all off — what a send-off. The fireworks, the crowd, the fans, the sing-song, the UFC guy jumping in the ring after the fight and asking me how big his corey (willy) is. It was definitely a dream come true.”

However he also said at the time that the Whyte fight would be his last, declaring: “I fulfilled everything I’ve ever wanted to fulfill. I will retire as only the second heavyweight in history, after Rocky Marciano, to retire undefeated. I was unbeatable at this game.”

But now the 6ft 9ins star has been tempted out of retirement by the promise of a mammoth last payday — which may see a fight in Saudi Arabia with fellow British rival Anthony Joshua.

Fury jokingly suggested being paid in petrol in a bid to beat the cost of living crisis.

He laughed and said: “If Frank does do a deal with the Saudis then hopefully he can get me free fuel for life because I am spending a fortune on petrol and diesel.” Experts predict Warren will demand £200million for a long-awaited showdown with Joshua — provided he beats Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk.

Tyson Fury predicted Oleksandr Usyk will beat Anthony Joshua


Tyson Fury predicted Oleksandr Usyk will beat Anthony JoshuaCredit: Getty

A ring source close to the Fury camp told The Sun last night: “A two-fight deal with a £200million purse shared between Fury and Joshua had been talked about — and could still happen. But that kind of money will only be generated if Joshua beats Usyk.

“It would be a true Battle of Britain and rake in huge pay-per-view business with one fight at Wembley and the other probably in Saudi Arabia.

“If Usyk wins, the purse will be more like £100million — but either way Tyson’s quids in.” In Cannes, Fury was seen drunkenly leaning against the taxi before attempting to open the locked back door. Video showed the driver apparently explaining to his friends that Fury was too drunk before pulling away.

Fury then kicked the bumper of the white Renault.

He later uploaded a social media clip, admitting he had “a few sherbets”, and adding that “beer is stronger in France.”

Now a planned comeback would further cement his place in heavyweight boxing history.

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