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Sport 'Stipe says he wants to box me, that would be a good fight for sure,' Tyson Fury confirms plans for bout with UFC heavyweight although fight will take place in a boxing ring

16:05  13 november  2019
16:05  13 november  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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' Stipe says he wants to box me , that would be a good fight for sure Tyson Fury has confirmed their is appetite to set up a fight with Stipe Miocic. No date has been set Fury said there would be a similar outcome should he get into the ring with any other UFC competitor whether it was Miocic or not.

“ Stipe says he wants to box me , that would be a good fight for sure ,” Fury said in a statement released by his management team, MTK Global. “After I get [Deontay] Wilder out of the way, I’ll fight Stipe in a boxing match if he wants it. It would be a big crossover fight like Mayweather and

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Tyson Fury has confirmed that there are plans for him and UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic to step into the ring.

Fury has insisted, though, that he won't give the fight more thought until he faces Deontay Wilder in a rematch.

Fury told MTK Global: 'Stipe says he wants to box me, that would be a good fight for sure.

Stipe Miocic standing in front of a crowd: Stipe Miocic has said he wants to come up against Fury but it may not happen for some time © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Stipe Miocic has said he wants to come up against Fury but it may not happen for some time

'After I get Wilder out of the way I’ll fight Stipe in a boxing match if he wants it.'

No date or location is close to being confirmed although there is a possibility the fight could take place in the USA or Saudi Arabia. It would also be in a ring and not a cage.

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" Stipe says he wants to box me , that would be a good fight for sure ," Fury said through management company MTK Global on Tuesday. In August 2017, UFC star McGregor moved over to boxing for one fight and squared off with Mayweather, then boxing 's pound-for-pound king, who

Tyson Fury is open to boxing UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, but only after he has his In a statement through his management company MTK Global, Fury said : " Stipe says he wants to box me "After I get [Deontay] Wilder out of the way, I'll fight Stipe in a boxing match if he wants it.”

It would be the first time since UFC and boxing last merged in August 2017. Conor McGregor took on Floyd Mayweather with Mayweather coming out on top in the 10th round. 

Conor McGregor standing in front of a crowd: The last time boxing and UFC mixed, Floyd Mayweather beat Conor McGregor in August 2017 © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The last time boxing and UFC mixed, Floyd Mayweather beat Conor McGregor in August 2017

Fury said there would be a similar outcome should he get into the ring with any other UFC competitor whether it was Miocic or not.  

He added: 'It would be a big crossover fight like Mayweather and McGregor.

'I’m open to that fight so he should come and see me.

'It would be the same outcome for any of them, they’ll all get smashed.'    

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