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Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua given huge boost as promoter Bob Arum reveals Gypsy King will fight THREE times in 2022

TYSON FURY is being primed to fight three times next year in a massive boost to his British rivals.

The Gypsy King has fought only twice in the last two years, both wins against Deontay Wilder.

Frank Warren, Tyson Fury and Bob Arum
Former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua

Most recently, he knocked Wilder, 36, out in round 11 in October to dramatically close out their trilogy series in style.

And his US promoter Bob Arum wants Fury to return in no later than four months time, to kickstart a busy 12-month period.

Arum told talkSPORT: “What I would like to see, and this is what he would like to see, getting in the ring at the end of February or March and doing at least three fights in 2022.

“Hopefully that is how it will all roll out, Fury is ready to fight anybody.

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“I really believe that he is the pre-eminent heavyweight in the world, there is nobody out there that he would be reluctant to fight.”

Fury, 33, admitted he is only interested in fighting Anthony Joshua, 32, or Oleksandr Usyk, 34.

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But the heavyweight pair are already lined up to rematch by April following Usyk’s upset over AJ in September.

The winner will then set their sights on WBC champion Fury and finally unifying the division once and for all.

For now though, the Gypsy King will need to look elsewhere and Dillian Whyte, 33, has emerged as the frontrunner to face him.

Arum said: “I think Dillian Whyte should be the next fight for Tyson Fury. We’ve got to push ahead and get a date and an opponent for Fury.

“And it seems to me that it is logical that it should be Dillian Whyte.”

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Whyte is the WBC ‘interim’ champ and in turn the mandatory challenger for Fury’s belt.

But his legal case launched against the WBC has actually prevented him from being ordered to fight for the title.

It could leave Fury negotiating a defence against Whyte on a voluntary basis instead, opposed to being mandated.

Dillian Whyte is the frontrunner to face Tyson Fury next

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