TV boxing boss for Sky Sports Adam Smith has spoken about how Tyson Fury is needed back in the sport of boxing sooner rather than later.
The Tyson Fury comeback speculation continues as recent photos showed the former heavyweight champion to perhaps be at his heaviest ever weight.
When November rolls around this year it will have been two years since he fought and beat Wladimir Klitschko in Germany.
Issues with UKAD and the British Boxing Board of Control still persist before Fury can return and fight with a professional boxing license.
One person calling for his comeback however is head of Sky Sports Boxing Adam Smith. The broadcaster chief that promotes Fury’s rival Anthony Joshua’s big events.
Speaking to Kugan Cassius of IFL TV, Smith noted:
“We all hope Tyson Fury comes back to boxing because him and AJ (Anthony Joshua) is a massive fight.”
There is no doubt a Fury vs Joshua fight would be a massive bout. Possibly one of the biggest heavyweight fights for a very long time from a sheer interest point of view.
Both guys are household names and one suspects it would be an interesting fight, too. Certainly an entertaining build-up as well.
If Fury were to not return to the ring this year and go into 2018 he would likely at least need two fights before getting back to the stage where he was at world title level before, given the period of inactivity.
For the full interview above with Adam Smith and IFL TV YouTube (hat tip) you can find it here: