Tyson Fury is ‘deadly serious’ about facing WWE Champion Drew McIntyre.
Both men have been teasing a potential ‘Battle of Britain’ super fight with a back and forth on social media in the last month.
McIntyre, who won the WWE title at WrestleMania 36, ignited the conversation by suggesting he wants to fight Fury ‘down the line’.
The Gypsy King has been running with the idea and on Tuesday, claimed he was ‘deadly serious’ about having the match.
“I’m too busy to do a ‘Tyson Fury Life Story’ or become an actor or something like that. I can’t do that right now,” he told BT Sport.
“But, the one thing I would be open to doing – and this is deadly serious – I would be open to fighting Drew McIntyre in WWE.”
“It’s amazing what he’s done, the first British WWE world heavyweight champion.
“Congratulations, Drew. And you know, I think it would be a massive showdown in the UK and one to watch, for sure. I think everyone would be inspired and love to watch it.”
Fury, of course, has dabbled in professional wrestling.
He made his WWE debut at the Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia last year, beating Braun Strowman.
The Gypsy King hasn’t been seen in the squared circle since but says working with WWE was an ‘amazing experience’.
“[Working with WWE] was absolutely fantastic. I had one of the best times of my life with WWE over in Saudi Arabia. It was absolutely amazing,” Fury said.
“Before that I was training at the Performance Center in Orlando and all over America doing the stuff, I really, really enjoyed it.
“It was hard work – a lot of travelling commitment – but the fun of it all was second to none.
“Having watched it all my life and to then be apart of it and see how it’s all done, it was an amazing experience.”
There seems to be very little standing in the way of Fury facing McIntyre in WWE.
But both men have suggested they want to fight in the UK, so we could well see Vince McMahon making plans to bring a big PPV over here in the near future.
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