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Fury will be back on top: Warren

By Mark Staniforth

Frank Warren has "guaranteed" Tyson Fury will reclaim the world heavyweight title after dismissing suggestions he has retired.

The 28-year-old sparked speculation surrounding his future when, not for the first time, he appeared to announce the end of his career by writing on social media he had reached "the end".

"Thanks to all the fans that supported and believed in me along the way," he also wrote.

"Hope you enjoyed it as much as I did."

He continued the claims on Thursday night, posting a picture of himself on Twitter captioned: "Enjoying my retirement".

However Warren, who had planned to promote Fury's return to the ring earlier this month until the postponement of his hearing following his charge relating to the alleged use of a prohibited substance by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD), believes he will fight on.

Warren has spoken to Fury's trainer and uncle Peter about the heavyweight's comments, and said: "He's guaranteed to win these titles back. He's a fighting man.

"They're fighting UKAD. If he was going to retire what's the point in fighting UKAD? You might as well say 'Forget it, I'm done'.

"Peter said there's no problem. We're waiting (on the new date for the hearing): I want to see him back in the ring.

"I hope that's the case (that Fury's again being mischievous): that's what I'm told."

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