Tommy Fury lifts lid on his next fight after being called out by boxing world champion and YouTube star | The Sun

TOMMY FURY has spoken out on who he could fight next having been called out by a world champion and YouTube stars.

Fury this year beat Jake Paul and KSI in huge crossover events to emerge as a star in the influencer boxing scene.

But he was also challenged by IBF cruiserweight champion Jai Opetaia who vowed to "beat the c**p" out of the former Love Islander.

It comes after Paul, 26, called for a rematch with Fury while his brother Logan, 28, also wants to face the 10-0 Brit.

So Fury, 24, has been left with a decision to make on whether to return to traditional boxing or continue with lucrative crossover bouts.

And he told the Daily Mail: “I don’t recall this happening before, where champions are wanting to fight people that are right at the bottom of the pecking order.



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"I’m just happy to be in this position, obviously we all know why he would take that fight but I am going to make the most off of the crossover scene while it is here.”

Fury insisted that he one day wants to challenge for a world title but will make the most of crossover bouts while he can.

He said: “Let’s not beat around the bush, it’s a lot better financially than conventional boxing, the money that these fights are generating, conventional boxers will never see in their careers.

"I’m sure Jai Opetaia can box and win all the belts, but it wouldn’t accumulate to a fraction of what these crossover fights can generate.

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"So, I’m definitely going to make the most of it whilst it is here, but at the end of the day the plan will always be to challenge for that top strap.

"I wouldn’t feel right in myself, leaving the sport, if I had not challenged or even tried to win the world title and I do believe that I will win one because I have seen far worse people win one.”

“I’m going to make the most off of the crossover scene and when all that is said and done, I will challenge the top boys and we will see how we go.”

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