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Fired-up Fury confident he's heading back to the summit

By Andy Hampson

Tyson Fury claims nobody can stand in his way as he prepares to return to the ring this summer.

The former world heavyweight champion has not fought for close to two-and-half years, but will be back in action against an as-yet-unnamed opponent on June 9.

In his absence fellow Briton Anthony Joshua and American Deontay Wilder have taken control of the heavyweight division, but Fury insists he will beat them both.

The 29-year-old said: "I can beat them all. I've got natural ability you can't teach.

"I am in control of my own destiny. I'd like to see the man who wants to stand in front of me and try to take that away from me. He'd better be good.

"If he is good, I'm going to be better, and if he's even better than that, I'm going to be more hungry than he is."

Fury has had issues with drugs, mental health and his weight since he beat Wladimir Klitschko for the WBA, IBF and WBO titles in November 2015.

Fury's comeback fight will be his first as a professional to take place in his home city of Manchester. Fury expects to be back in world title contention within two or three bouts.

By then, Joshua may have met Wilder in a unification fight and a match-up against the winner would hold huge appeal.

Fury's comeback will be guided by a new trainer in Ben Davison having decided to split with his uncle Peter Fury.

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