Tyson Fury simply whooped Dillian Whyte within the sixth spherical of their WBC championship battle at Wembley Stadium on Saturday … and celebrated his victory by teasing an epic hybrid battle with UFC heavyweight champ Francis Ngannou.
Fury hit Whyte with a vicious proper uppercut that despatched him falling to the canvas … and as Whyte stumbled again to his toes, the ref known as the battle.
The 33-year-old champ — who’s been teasing his retirement main as much as Saturday’s occasion — seemingly declared that he was content material along with his profession and able to cling up the gloves after the win … saying, “I think this is it. This might be the final curtain for the Gypsy King.”
Despite the retirement speak, Fury introduced Ngannou within the ring throughout his celebration … and the 2 teased an epic heavyweight bout between the baddest from each fight sports activities — with Francis suggesting a battle with MMA gloves in a boxing ring.
There are a pair challenges — first, Ngannou is coping with a leg damage and can want months to get again to 100% … and second, he is additionally within the midst of a contract dispute with the UFC. If he is beneath contract, he’ll want Dana White‘s stamp of approval earlier than taking a battle with Fury.
One factor’s for certain — Fury regarded good as ever in opposition to Whyte … and if he would not battle Ngannou, there is a lengthy checklist of boxing superstars who would need to step within the ring with him … together with, Alexander Usyk, who has all the opposite heavyweight championship belts … and Anthony Joshua, a matchup boxing followers have been wanting for years.