Fury is ready to face Deontay Wilder of their rematch in Las Vegas on February 22, however the 31-year-old has steered that he will start preparations to make his MMA debut later this 12 months.
In an interview in October, Fury even claimed that he had spoken to McGregor and insisted that the two-weight UFC champion is prepared to coach him.
‘We might see Tyson Fury have his MMA debut this year [in 2020]. Tyson Fury is taking over,’ mentioned Fury.
‘I have been speaking to Conor about it. He’s prepared to coach me. It’s gonna be good.
‘He’s simply mentioned any time that you’re prepared come over to Dublin and let’s go. I can’t wait, I’m going to take him up on the supply.
‘Who knows we might be on a double-header. I come from a long line of bare-knuckle boxing champions.’
But forward of his struggle in opposition to Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 this Saturday, McGregor suggests Fury has fabricated the entire story.
‘I know Tyson’s been speaking about it quite a bit [about how] me and him spoke and I mentioned that I’d prepare him,’ McGregor mentioned in an interview with BT Sport.
‘I’d by no means spoken to Tyson in my life, nevertheless it’s not a foul little story so I let it roll. Tyson’s a very good man, I like Tyson.
‘He’s an amazing boxer, an outstanding boxer, in all probability the very best pure boxer within the heavyweight division right now. So, , who is aware of.
‘I don’t assume he’s simply saying he would do it, then not do it like a variety of them do, I say Tyson in all probability would in all probability do it in time.
‘Maybe we could set something up, I’m not going to be holding mitts for him or something, however actually if he wished to be educated by me and even educated by me, I’d have to see him in sure positions and sure conditions.
‘I need to see him spar a heavyweight. I need to see him deal with leg kicks. I’d have to see him within the backside place after which I’d assess that, ship him off, inform him what work he must do and off he goes.
‘That would probably be something I could do for Tyson. I found it funny that he was saying we talked and all this, he’s a mad man, Tyson! I’ve by no means spoken to Tyson in my life.
‘It’ll be cool that he’s going to be there [at UFC 246].’