Tyson Fury, the new heavyweight world-champion, fancies a fight in Croke Park 5 years ago

Tyson Fury, the new heavyweight world-champion, fancies a fight in Croke Park

A guaranteed sell-out.

Tyson Fury upset the odds last weekend by beating longtime heavyweight world-champion Wladimir Klitschko on a decision after the pair went the full 12 rounds together.

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Fury, who was raised in Manchester, is of Irish heritage through both of his grandparents - and today expressed his desire to have a fight in front of an Irish crowd in Dublin's historic Croke Park.

GAA All Ireland Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final 31/7/2010 An aerial view of Croke Park during the Kerry vs Down game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Norman McCloskey *** Local Caption ***

Speaking to RTÉ Radio today, Fury said:

"I've always said I'd like to fight in Croke Park. Maybe that can be a reality one day. I've always said there's a couple of venues that I want to box in in the world.

One of them is Madison Square Garden, I've done that one. One of them is Old Trafford, I haven't done that one. The other one is Croke Park. That's the three venues I want to box in."

Well, if Conor McGregor's recent quotes are anything to go by, we'll be seeing Fury fight in Croker before we see McGregor.