WBC president pours cold water on Tyson Fury vacating heavyweight titles
"We will talk in the near future certainly."
WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman addressed the speculation on Tyson Fury's retirement and discussed the possibility of vacating the heavyweight titles.
The Gypsy King defended his WBC title against mandatory challenger Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium in April, for that reason Sulaiman is not rushing Fury into a decision on his future.
Mauricio Sulaiman on Tyson Fury talks.
Sulaimon insisted there is no pressure on Fury to make a final decision on his retirement as he only fought in April.
The WBC president said "there's no hurry or pressure" on The Gypsy King to make a decision as Whyte was the mandatory challenger.
"We’re going to give him the time he needs to reflect, to relax," Sulaiman told Planet Sport.
"He just did the mandatory of the division. There’s no hurry to pressure him or his team into making any decisions."
Sulaiman on addressing Fury's retirement.
Sulaiman said he's respecting Fury's "private time with his family," although, they will address the situation in the "near future."
Fury may now bide his time, and hold off on an official announcement, leaving the door open to a unification bout with the winner of the rematch between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua.
"There’s no time limit right now. I’m respecting the level of Tyson Fury, his private time with his family, but we will talk in the near future certainly," Sulaiman added.
"We need to address the situation if he is retiring, but at this time we are just giving him the much deserved time to enjoy his holidays."
There has never been a four-belt undisputed heavyweight champion, therefore, Fury could attempt that before hanging up the gloves.
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