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Tyson Fury: I'll defend WBC World Heavyweight title in Belfast after I beat Deontay Wilder

Details of Tyson Fury's fight with Deontay Wilder are set to be revealed next week.

And if the Gypsy King sees off the reigning WBC Heavyweight king, he says he'll defend it in Belfast.

Fury saw off Francesco Pianeta on points at Windsor Park and when Deontay Wilder took to the ring afterwards, the pair exchanged words.

Fury seemed to confirm the bout between the pair will take place in Las Vegas, but promoter Frank Warren said all will be made known next week.

Should Fury win, Belfast fight fans will see him again.

"Belfast - you are beautiful," he said. "I love you guys. Every time I come to belfast, it's like a homecoming for the Gypsy King. 25,000 people came here tonight to watch me fight.

"I promise you, I'm taking the WBC title and I'll bring it back and defend it right here in Belfast."

Wilder had attempted unsuccessfully to arrange a fight against Anthony Joshua but Fury is only too pleased to step in.

"They called. I answered," he said. "I said sent me the contract. They sent it, I said yes, and now he gets the chance to fight the lineal champion of the world.

"One thing I promise is when I go to Las Vegas - I'm knocking you the f**k out."

Deontay Wilder, however, apologised to the Windsor Park crowd and said Fury won't get the chance to make that a reality.

"Tyson Fury has never had the WBC belt," he said. "And if he ever thinks about having this belt, he better wake up and apologise.

"I'm going to knock you out. You've never been going to knock out but you're going to feel what it's like to be hit by the Bronze Bomber."

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