Tyson Fury trainer and uncle Peter Fury has a to the point message for the doubters and haters of his nephew Tyson.

Former heavyweight champion of the world Tyson Fury has been sparring with team GB Olympic silver medallist Joe Joyce the past week.

A comeback to the ring is hoped for later in 2017 at some point, provided the former champion can come through some final hurdles with UKAD and the British Boxing Board of Control.

A sport with Tyson Fury is no doubt a better one not just for his boxing skill and ability, which continues to get belittled in some quarters – but the fact he is a character.

All sports need characters at the end of the day.

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With boxing flying high at the minute and in particular the heavyweight division, Tyson Fury trainer and uncle Peter Fury has had an ominous message for those doubting his nephew:

Tyson Fury’s last fight in the ring came back in November 2015 when he outpointed previously long reigning champion Wladimir Klitschko in Germany: