TYSON FURY has called on UFC president Dana White to fight his dad John in a “battle of the badlies”.
The MMA chief said heavyweight boxer Fury would get “smashed” if he swapped the ring for the octagon.
And the Gypsy King’s father and ex bare-knuckle boxer John reacted furiously and called out White for a fight.
Speaking to BT Sports, Tyson urged the UFC boss to accept the challenge.
He said: “Dana White, if you’re watching, sign the contract to fight my dad.
“Battle of the baldies.”
White began his career as an amateur boxer, before moving into MMA managing fighters for the UFC.
Now as the promotions’s president, he shot down a crossover bout between Stipe Miocic and Fury.
UFC heavyweight champion and ex-Golden Gloves amateur boxing champ Miocic stated he wanted to box the Gypsy King instead.
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And Fury accepted the challenge, but revealed he must first beat WBC champion Deontay Wilder, who rematches Luis Ortiz on November 23.
The Gyspy King said: “You’re going to see the biggest dosser of all time drop on February 22, don’t worry about that
“I’ve got Deontay Wilder to fight on February 22 and then maybe I will fight Stipe, heavyweight champion versus Lineal champion in a crossover match.”