Speculation had mounted of a Tyson Fury return to boxing earlier today and now the man himself has now confirmed it on Twitter a short time ago.

Fury has not boxed actively since November of 2015, when he dethroned then long reigning champion Wladimir Klitschko to become the number one heavyweight in the world.

Following his historic win,Fury had a turbulent 2016 that saw him relinquish his belts to tend to mental health issues and not fight at all.

Now he is back and has said the following on his officially verified Twitter account:

Tyson Fury confirms return to boxing

He added to that:

Attention has now turned to who his opponent will be, with Boxing News and Views’ Stewart Lawrence saying he believes it to be:

No official opponent has been confirmed by Fury or his team yet however.

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