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Tyson Fury’s retirement plans after Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua fights

Tyson Fury is planning a move into coaching after he hangs up his gloves.

The heavyweight world champion believes he has a maximum of five fights left in his professional career – including clashes with bitter rivals Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua.

But he then plans to remain in the sport and bring through the next generation of fighters.

“When I finish as champion after maybe four or five more fights Sugar and I are going into business together,” Fury told the Daily Mail. “We will train a few fighters. We’ve set the wheels in motion already by contacting a few young hopefuls around the world.

“Hopefully we will find a new world heavyweight champion. That would be incredible — maybe even more of an achievement than me winning all the belts.

Tyson Fury is planning a move into coaching after he retires

“For me, more difficult. Inside the ring I know exactly what I’ve got to do to win. But when it’s someone else you don’t have that control. It will be a huge challenge.

“I’m really looking forward to it. I’ve been around boxing all my life and I know the game inside out but with this I can still be in big-time boxing, without getting my face smashed.”

Fury was preparing to face Joshua in Saudi Arabia on August 14 before a retired judge ruled he had to instead face Wilder.

The former champion won an arbitration ruling after Fury had walked away from a contracted trilogy fight.

The rivals will meet in Las Vegas on July 24 while Joshua will take on mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk on September 25.

Should the Brits retain their titles, they could yet meet in Saudi Arabia in December for all four belts.

And Fury insists if he remains in boxing after retiring from the ring, he will ensure his fighters are looked after.

‘I hate the business side of boxing,” he added. “It ruins the sport when it’s only about money. As a fighter if you don’t love the hard graft and training you’re not going to make it.

“But if you do all the tough stuff right then the other side has to be correct. If the management or promotion doesn’t run smoothly, you’re flogging a dead horse.

“You have to be rewarded for all the effort. But when there’s money involved you can find yourself surrounded by parasites. I’ve seen so many rats and sharks who are baying for money, baying for your blood, baying for all they can get.

“Then when it’s all over they take flight. On to the next person they can leech, suck all the blood from, sap all the energy, abuse you and leave you. Never to be seen again. Never a phone call.”




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