Tyson Fury continues to tease UFC fight by training with Darren Till, Dana White reacts


The Gypsy King has flirted with a move to the mixed martial arts world.

Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury appears to be making good on his intention to enter the mixed martial arts world.

Late last month, Fury stunned the combat sports world by revealing he’s reached out to Conor McGregor to discuss entering the MMA world.

Fury’s comments were initially laughed off by many MMA fans, many of whom thought the boxer was just trying to get his name into the headlines.

However, it appears the 31-year-old may be serious about testing himself in the Octagon.

On Saturday afternoon, UFC middleweight contender Darren Till uploaded a picture of himself and Fury in the cage at Team Kaobon in Liverpool to his Twitter and Instagram pages.

And soon after Till’s snap started doing the rounds, his management company MTK Global shared a video of him holding Thai pads for ‘The Gypsy King, who was seen throwing multiple elbows and knees.

The clip spread like wildfire, and even caught the eye of UFC president Dana White, who posted the video to his own Instagram account with eye emojis.

Fury’s training session with Till – his MTK stablemate – comes in the same week he was called out by former UFC heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou.

Ngannou’s call out elicited a prompt response from Fury, who said: “I’ll deal with you and all the other Mma heavyweights when I’m done with my boxing fights.

“It won’t be long to wait! Then I’ll show u how we roll.”

Fury expanded on his eagerness to test himself in the cage during an interview with IFL TV, in which he said: “I’m looking at stepping into the MMA world. It’s a talking process at the minute.

“I’m dipping my toes in all waters right now, like WWE. I don’t know if you’ve noticed but I’ve got WWE now, my book, autobiography, ITV documentary, song with Robbie Williams, big Deontay Wilder rematch and then you know… Fingers in all pies.

“I’m trying to get that big fight going on with whoever. Listen, I’m not afraid of any of them. Who’s the heavyweight champion of the world in UFC? Stipe Miocic is it?

“He just beat Daniel Cormier in the rematch, good body shots, bam, bam, got him out of there. I’d fight him in a heartbeat, no problem.

“Or Francis Ngannou. Any of the heavyweight champions they’ve got. I ain’t afraid of any of them. I’m the Gypsy King. Listen, I’m a boxer, but I am one bad a** mofo.”

Fury’s next fight is expected to be his eagerly-anticipated rematch with Deontay Wilder, which is tentatively scheduled for February 22.

Till, meanwhile, is expected to be back in the cage in the spring of 2020 following his UFC 244 victory over Kelvin Gastelum last weekend.

I’m looking at stepping into the MMA world


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