Tyson Fury: I can't retire until I fight Anthony Joshua

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Fury, who has retired or threatened to retire on multiple occasions, is in training to face Derek Chisora for a third time at Tottenham on December 3. The 34-year-old threw out a direct challenge to Joshua in September but negotiations between the two fighters' respective promotional teams eventually broke down.

Fury told the High Performance Podcast: "I don't think I can retire today. I need the Joshua fight. We have been trying to make that fight for years.

"It's the fight that people want to see. It's the fight that I want to see as a boxing fan." Fury indicated he is likely to struggle to call time on his career given the constant prospect of new challenges, starting with a projected unification showdown with Oleksandr Usyk earlier next year. A new generation of British rivals, headed by Joe Joyce and Daniel Dubois, are also beginning to stake their claims to a shot at the reigning WBC champion. "For the last four or five years, there has been this three-headed monster: me, Wilder, Joshua," Fury continued. "Joshua and Wilder have been slain, and I'm the last one standing. All of a sudden, you've got some new people coming up now - Joe Joyce, Daniel Dubois, Usyk's gate-crashed the party. "Now there's a load of new blood that wasn't there five years ago and it's like, 'can you beat this person?'

"But I think it would be an absolute dying travesty if me and Joshua didn't fight in this era."

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