TYSON FURY’S potential WWE return at WrestleMania reportedly depends on the outcome of his rematch with Deontay Wilder.
The Gypsy King, 31, battles WBC champion Bronze Bomber in Las Vegas on February 22 in a highly-anticipated second clash following a controversial draw in December 2018.
The British boxer defeated Tom Schwarz and Otto Wallin last year to stretch is unbeaten record to 29-0-1 before then raising eyebrows with a foray into the wrestling ring last October.
After being confronted by Strowman on an episode of SmackDown, Fury then received a believed £12million to face the “Monster Among Men” at the Crown Jewel pay-per-view in Saudi Arabia.
The 6ft 9in lineal champion defeated Strowman and received plenty of praise for his performance inside the squared-circle.
And he kept the door open to a wrestling comeback in the future following his appearances, with his last coming in Manchester several weeks after Crown Jewel.
That led to rumours he would receive another large pay day to participate at the Showcase of the Immortals on April 5.
But now WrestleVotes claim WWE CEO Vince McMahon will not be offering the big bucks unless he takes the belt from Wilder next month.
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They stated: “Lots of speculation regarding Tyson Fury & WrestleMania.
“Source said his fight at MGM Grand vs. Deontay Wilder on February 22 is crucial to him appearing in Tampa.
“If Wilder wins, Vince isn’t throwing $$ at a guy who just lost on PPV. So to a degree, the ball is in Fury’s court.”
Fury is currently in Vegas training for his showdown with Wilder.
And he has has flown in heavy-handed London prospects David Adeleye and George Fox to mimic the WBC champ’s fearsome punching.