TYSON FURY has vowed to 'smash the c***'s face in' when he takes on Dillian Whyte next year.
Whyte is expected to be named mandatory challenger by the WBC, despite having had to pull out of his bout with Otto Wallin in October.
The WBC's decision could see Fury face Whyte in March, and the Gypsy King would be quite happy to take on his friend turned foe.
Speaking to IFL TV, he said: "He's been a mandatory for like 200million days, but he ain't been my mandatory.
"When he is, I'll smash the c***'s face right in.
"When they make him a mandatory challenger, I will defend my belt and butcher him, no problem."
Fury, 33, has shown interest in fighting Oleksandr Usyk next in a heavyweight unification bout.
Anthony Joshua is set to rematch Usyk in the spring, but admitted he could be tempted into stepping aside.
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But with Whyte set to be named the WBC's mandatory challenger, AJ would have to sit out twice, in a blow to hopes of a unifier.
Speaking to talkSPORT, the Gypsy King's US promoter Bob Arum admitted: "I think Dillian Whyte should be the next fight for Tyson Fury.
"There’s talk about Usyk who beat Joshua – Joshua has a rematch clause – and talk about Joshua stepping aside.
“But Joshua’s not gonna step aside unless he’s guaranteed the winner of Fury vs Usyk, and how anybody assure him of that when Whyte’s in the mandatory position?
“So the way I think it’s gonna fall out is Fury vs Whyte and I think that fight [should be] in the United Kingdom.”
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