Tyson Fury will be back in the ring on December 1, and says he doesn't expect to fight a big opponent, as he alleges that there have been offers made that all fell through:
"I’m not sure who I’ve got. I’ve offered Adamek, Povetkin, Chagaev and Chambers, but all fell through. So I’m probably gonna get another bum of the month club to fill the show. Mick Hennessy gets me the fights and I will do the job. Listen up, I’m now ready for the world — 2013 is my year to storm the heavyweight scene."
Fury (19-0, 14 KO) has beaten Nicolai Firtha, Neven Pajkic, Martin Rogan, and Vinny Maddalone since defeating Dereck Chisora in July 2011, which still stands as the biggest win of his young career.
Fury is an interesting case -- he admits that he's not really serious about much of his trash talk, at least the "worse" parts of it, and that he says things to other fighters and even boxing fans on Twitter just to wind them up. I don't know if it's better to be an actual jerk or just a guy playing a jerk, because then you get into the conversation of real vs phony, and it's all quite a long debate, and I'll save my breath, but feel free to tackle it yourself if you want to.
He's also a talented fighter who has worked hard to get better, does improve frequently, and does have a legitimate future on his hands. And he knows how to draw attention to himself and his career. He has ever since he turned pro.
Fury also says that he's hoping to fight Alexander Povetkin in 2013, and that he'd love to fight David Haye, but Haye "wants to marry the Klitschkos." And of course David Price is still on his mind, following his Channel 5 outburst on Saturday after Price defeated Audley Harrison in Liverpool.