Tyson Fury rules out potential heavyweight clash with Tony Bellew, but promoter Frank Warren has other ideas

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The 29-year-old admitted the Liverpudlian doesn’t have ‘anything I want or need’

Tyson Fury has ruled out a potential British blockbuster heavyweight clash with Tony Bellew.

Fury celebrates his recent stoppage victory over Sefer Seferi

Fury celebrates his recent stoppage victory over Sefer Seferi

However, his promoter Frank Warren believes a fight between the outspoken pair could happen in the future.

After twice beating David Haye, Bellew has flirted with the idea of moving up to heavyweight from cruiserweight on a permanent basis.

He has since traded verbal bars with the former undisputed heavyweight champion and, when asked by talkSPORT, ‘the Bomber’ promised to knock the much larger Fury out.

However, the returning lineal heavyweight champion has ruled out a fight between the pair.

He said: “Tony Bellew doesn’t have anything that I want so I’m just going to cut him off nice and sweet.

“Not interested.

“You can never rule anything out, but as far as I can see, Tony Bellew doesn’t have anything that I need or want.

“That’s it really; I have nothing to say about him, he is what he is.”

Tony Bellew obliterated David Haye during their rematch in May this year

Tony Bellew obliterated David Haye during their rematch in May this year

The 29-year-old is set to fight on undercard of Carl Frampton’s fight in August 18 in Belfast, although his opponent has yet to be announced.

After an unconvincing comeback fight against little known Sefer Seferi earlier this month, the Mancunian has set his sights on regaining the titles he lost in 2016.

But promoter Frank Warren confessed a domestic heavyweight clash could be more realistic than it seems.

Warren admitted: “I think there is huge appeal and it’s a fight I think I’m quite sure at the end of the day we may be able to get on.

“We’ll get this one out of the way and when he’s ready to go – which will be within his next couple of fights – then we can start making some decision about these really big fights that the fans want to see.”

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