Tyson Fury to return in August on Frampton card

Ruben Hill
June 14, 2018

Fury was into stride and Seferi was pulled out of the fight before the fifth.

When Carl Frampton defends his interim featherweight world title for the first time on August 18 at Windsor Park in his hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland, former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will continue his comeback on the undercard, MTK Global, the management company that represents both fighters, announced Monday.

Fury (26-0, 19 KOs), 29, who was a career-heavy 276 pounds and was very rusty, hopes to stay active and work himself back into shape.

Tyson Fury eased to victory in his comeback fight as Sefer Seferi retired after four rounds at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night.

Tyson Fury
GETTYFury stopped Sefer Seferi after four rounds of action at the Manchester Arena

"I felt fantastic, it was like having my debut again", Fury said in the ring. But even Fury himself expects tougher, taller opposition next time out, on the undercard of Carl Frampton's next outing at Windsor Park. The calibre of opponents will keep on rising. "I will be better next time".

Seferi was seven inches shorter and almost five stones lighter than Fury, who used his reach and height to ensure that there was never any danger of an upset.

The rumours are already flying about the Gypsy King's next opponent, and Fury's promoter Frank Warren opened the door to a bout against Bellew, telling BT Sport after the fight: "Tony Bellew?".

Charr holds the WBA "regular" belt, a secondary world title, and beat Seferi on points in September 2016. Look at [Anthony] Joshua and [Deontay] Wilder, they're all over 6ft 5in.

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