Tyson Fury Talks About The Potential Of An MMA Crossover

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Fans of the boxing world got to see Tyson Fury fight his way to the WBC heavyweight championship during his second bout with Deontay Wilder. Since then, fans have been asking if Fury may ever find his way to the UFC, and according to him, it’s not out of the question.

Fury went on Instagram live on Tuesday morning and took his viewers along as he completed his daily workout. Lasting over one hour long, the video showed his at-home workouts while his wife and five kids joined in. The family did jumping jacks, push-ups, and other exercises, but halfway through the video, the conversation took a pivot.

Around the 46-minute mark, when Fury finished his workout session, he brought Kugan Cassius, owner of IFL TV, into the video. During the conversation, the two spoke about various topics, including Fury’s future plans in the boxing ring and the possibility that he may someday join the UFC.

Fury revealed that he has “had plenty of conversations” with UFC President Dana White about the possibility of joining the promotion and “having a fight with one of the guys,” referencing its heavyweight roster.

He went on to say that at the current time, however, his focus is still on boxing.

“At the minute, I don’t need to fight UFC guys,” Fury said.

Furthermore, Fury revealed that he wants to finish up some goals he has for himself when it comes to his boxing career. He added that there are a few boxers that he is still hoping to have a match with, specifically naming Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte.

“I’ll fight anyone. And there’s a lot coming up, too,” he said.

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Fury sounded confident as he spoke about these potential boxing matches and continued to name other fighters he’d like to compete against, including Oleksandr Usyk, before circling back to the UFC.

“Until then, I don’t need a fight with Francis Ngannou,” he said.

He continued calling out other fighters, including UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and current WWE superstar Brock Lesnar, adding that he doesn’t “need” these bouts or to cross over quite yet.

“When I’m finished what I’m doing in my own career, we can look at something like that,” he added.

According to ESPN, there were some ongoing discussions about a possible bout between Fury and boxing legend Mike Tyson. However, it seems as if discussions have fizzled out since, and the boxer doesn’t believe anything will come between these two in the end.

As The Inquisitr previously reported, Fury has also been teasing another potential WWE match in the future.