I may quit boxing – champion Fury

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Fury’s points win over Klitschko was a big shock

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has still not decided if he will fight Wladimir Klitschko again and could quit boxing.

Fury upset Klitschko to claim the WBA, IBF and WBO titles in November and is due to take on the Ukrainian in a rematch in May or June.

But the Briton, 27, told BBC Radio 5 live: “I’m struggling to get motivated.

“I could walk away. I could just sail into the sunset unbeaten with all the belts and live a normal life.”

He added: “All that I would be boxing for is money and I always thought to myself I never want to let sport become about money.”

Fury has won all 25 of his professional fights

Fury said he wanted to spend a lot of time with his young family and was not interested in cementing a legacy or winning more belts.

“I’ve accomplished a dream,” he said. “It’s about how much motivation I have to keep going on.

“There is life after boxing and I don’t know what I’m going to do at the moment. I haven’t even cemented I am going to fight in a rematch.”

Klitschko had not been beaten since 2004 and his second reign as champion included 19 successful defences.

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