Watch Tyson Fury body spar with Joseph Parker as fight talks with Dillian Whyte continue over purse split


Tyson Fury gets into a fight with heavyweight friend Joseph Parker ahead of his next fight.

The pair are caught sneaking to the midriff at Fury’s Morecambe gym while in talks to fight WBC Champion Dillian White.

Tyson Fury clashes with trading body heavyweight pal Joseph Parker


Tyson Fury clashes with trading body heavyweight pal Joseph Parkercredit: Instagram
Heavyweight caught sparring for babysitter at Fury's Morecambe gym


Heavyweight caught sparring for babysitter at Fury’s Morecambe gymcredit: Instagram

Also in the ring was former New Zealand rugby star and 8-0 heavyweight Sonny Bill Williams, 36, training with 26-year-old Olympian David Nykaa.

Fury, 33, befriended Parker, 29, after the former WBO belt holder beat up his 27-year-old cousin Hughie in 2017.

And the Gypsy King also helped link the Kiwis with coach Andy Lee since the 38-year-old recorded two victories over Derek Chisora.

Lee has also been Fury’s assistant coach most recently for his pair of knockouts on 36-year-old rival Deontay Wilder.

Since then, he has been ordered by the WBC to a mandatory title defense against 33-year-old White.

But the challenger is awarded only 20 percent of the potential earnings, if the deal goes to purse bids.

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White has since appealed, believing that he owes 45 percent because of his ‘interim’ title.

With a deal unlikely to be agreed upon by the opposing promoter, it is set to go to purse bids, meaning the highest offer will stage the fight.

Fury promoters Bob Arum and Frank Warren have revealed March 26 as a possible date for their man’s return.

But White’s supporter Eddie Hearn suspects it may happen sooner, possibly even expecting a two-month delay.

Hearn told the BBC: “People keep talking about the dates of the march – which starts to seem unrealistic for such a big fight.

Potentially either March, April, early May. It’s the window for fighting. Depends what happens this week.

“There’s a lot of conversation going on behind the scenes right now. Anything can change at any time.”

Hearn also confirmed that White would accept a 20 percent cut if necessary, despite appeals to get a more profitable piece.

He added: “It looks like Dillian White will definitely get his shot at the WBC title, but we have to fight for his rights and make sure it’s fair.

“It’s not going to stand in the way of the fight.”

Dillian White posed with promoter Eddie Hearn


Dillian White posed with promoter Eddie Hearncredit: getty


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