Tyson Fury says he will be a ‘sad and lonely’ person when he ends his boxing career.
The unbeaten 33-year-old will defend his WBC heavyweight title against Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas over the weekend.
This is their third fight after a draw in 2018 and Fury’s crushing victory in 2020.
Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live’s Boxing podcast, Fury says he would have no regrets if he never fought again and added that he is not inspired by the huge purse he can hold.
The Gypsy King said: “I’m not fighting to be the greatest ever, I’m not fighting to be a legend.
“It won’t help me earn another £50m or £200m, you don’t need to be rich to live my life.
“I’m just a normal person who is very good at boxing and a very special, chosen person.”
Fury stated that he could walk away and never watch boxing again, although he admitted that he did not know how to occupy himself without the sport.
He said: “What motivates me? I’m being asked this a lot.
“It’s definitely not some quid. It’s a fact that nothing else.
“I’m boxing because I can – I don’t enjoy anything else, I don’t have any hobbies. After boxing, I’ll be a very sad, lonely person.
“I’ve tried taking care of animals, driving a four-wheeler, getting a firearm license, shooting mud pigeons. Nothing turns me on.”
Morecambe Banger has struggled with mental health issues and alcohol addiction as well as weight issues throughout his career.
Fury is the favorite for Saturday’s trilogy, but has compared Wilder to an “atomic bomb” in the making of the fight.
He explained: “We both know what we can do, there is no secret.
“I’m dealing with a guy who can punch you, and he’s dealing with that.
“When you have two of the biggest giants on the biggest stage, you’re always in for an exciting night.
“The heavyweight landscape can change in seconds, and it’s up to me to keep it on track and not let it change.”