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Tyson Fury makes shock announcement on boxing comeback in Morecambe Promenade video

Isaac Lowe and Tyson Fury

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has made a shock announcement about his comeback to boxing in a video filmed on Morecambe Promenade.

The WBC Heavyweight Champion, who has claimed recently that he is retired from boxing, said he wants to return to fight Dereck Chisora, with long time friend and training partner Isaac Lowe as his new coach.

Fury and Lowe, who is also from Morecambe, filmed the video for the champion's social media in glorious sunshine on the seafront.

'The Gypsy King', who is undefeated in 33 professional fights, was asked by Andy Lee, one of his training team and himself a former world champion, why he had decided to return to boxing and why he had chosen Lowe as his new coach. 

"I've decided to come back to boxing because I can be the first heavyweight champion in history to have two trilogies - one with Deontay Wilder and a second one with Dereck Chisora," said Fury.

"I always said I'd fight Dereck Chisora at the end of my career, and here we are breaking all records again, and setting precedents.

"Why I've chosen Isaac Lowe as my trainer, is because when I was with Peter (Fury), Isaac was there. When I was with Ben (Davison), Isaac's always been there. When I was with Sugar Hill, Isaac's always been there. He's always given me information. He knows me better than anybody on the planet. And we're a great team, we've always been together and we're going to finish this out together. We've always worked very well together and here we are, about to take on a massive massive massive event."

Isaac, who boxes in the featherweight division and is known as 'The Westgate Warrior', said: "I'm looking forward to it.

"It's a new challenge for me. I've been with you all of your career, and I think I can put something new together so, looking forward to it. It's a tough task but something to look forward to, to go forward."

Here is the video on Tyson Fury's social media:

Breaking news trainer selected for comeback fight with Derek Chisora Isaac Lowe đŸ„Š

Posted by Tyson Fury on Tuesday, August 9, 2022

 

In a separate video on Twitter, Fury said: "Massive announcement to make to the world. Isaac Lowe will be my next trainer for my next fight against Dereck Chisora."

Lowe said: "Get ready for it, and watch for something special."

Tyson continued: "You're going to see the best version of me. It's been a while, but we're back."

Fury has repeatedly claimed in recent months that his victory over Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium in April would be his final professional boxing match.

In June, he demanded half a billion for a potential comeback, and told TV interviewer Piers Morgan he'd pay him one million should he ever fight again.

But in recent weeks, talk has shifted to Fury making his return to fight old rival Chisora.

Tyson has already beaten the Londoner twice, a 12-round points win in 2011, and a one-sided 10th round victory in 2014.

Fury and Chisora were friends, but Tyson said he'd fallen out with his fellow heavyweight after he publicly backed Whyte to beat him.

In a video earlier this week, Tyson taunted 'War' Chisora, calling him a "chicken" and telling him to "get the contract signed".

Isaac Lowe is a close friend of Fury's and has been part of his training camp for most of his biggest fights in recent years, but has no actual experience as a trainer at the highest level.

The featherweight has a record of 21 wins in 26 fights, but has lost his last two professional contests, the most recent on the undercard of Tyson's Wembley victory.

Fury and Lowe have been training with heavyweight contender Joseph Parker in Morecambe, ahead of the New Zealander's fight with Joe Joyce on September 24.

Tyson tweeted another video today of himself with Lowe, Parker and Andy Lee, having completed a training run in Morecambe.

Meanwhile the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk from Ukraine, the other champion in the heavyweight division, is set to defend his titles against former champion Anthony Joshua from Great Britain, on August 20 in Saudi Arabia.

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