Fans punch on in farcical Fury comeback fight

Tyson Fury takes the acclaim of the crowd after defeating Sefer Seferi at Manchester Arena

Tyson Fury takes the acclaim of the crowd after defeating Sefer Seferi at Manchester Arena

I want someone big and heavy who looks the part so when I hit them they can't move out of the way basically.

He vowed: "I'm happy to to be back and I'll take my career very seriously this time".

Tyson Fury made a winning comeback to boxing after more than two-and-a-half years out of the ring after opponent Sefer Seferi quit on his stool at the end of four rounds.

At 29, he is yet to take on a high-profile opponent and he would surely jump at the chance to meet Fury in the ring, even if it meant travelling to the United Kingdom for the first time his career.

"I wanted to stand and have a fight with him, but it (the retirement) happened, and it wasn't my fault that they pulled him out".

Despite the fact the Gypsy King was making his comeback after almost three years out of the sport, boxing fans simply could not get over how ridiculous the bout at the Manchester Arena was.

"I'll have a world title by the end of the year". Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Back in action for the first time since defeating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015, Fury showed occasional glimpses of his talent in an otherwise forgettable fight.

With boos ringing down from the upper tiers, it was hardly the victorious homecoming Fury had in mind, although much more relevant contests are sure to follow.

Britain´s Tyson Fury (R) connects with a left against Albania´s Sefer Seferi during their heavyweight contest at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, northern England on June 9, 2018.

The start was, however, no less comic, as Fury gave his opponent a tender smooch before the opening bell to Gypsy King's first fight after a lengthy spell of inactivity.

"The opponent was quite short and he was light which meant he was quick", Fury said afterwards.

His promoter Frank Warren is evidently intent on keeping Fury busy as he begins his long road back towards the top, and he is next scheduled to fight at Windsor Park in Belfast on August 18.

Frampton indicated that he would be willing to fight the victor of Warrington and Selby, however, Warrington feels a Belfast fight with Frampton could be premature for him.

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