Wladimir Klitschko has said that he will take on Tyson Fury again next year after he lost his world heavyweight titles to the British fighter in Dusseldorf on Saturday.
Fury entered the bout very much as the underdog but surprised many as he started positively an never looked back.
The Brit remains unbeaten with a perfect record of 25 wins form 25 trips to the ring as he claimed a unanimous points victory in Germany.
Fury became the first man to beat Klitschko in over 10 years and never once looked in trouble against the more experienced fighter.
The Manchester-born fighter was even docked a point in the penultimate round for continually catching his opponent with shots to the back of the head, but it did not have an impact on the overall result.
Both competitors agreed to put a rematch clause into the fight contract and the Ukrainian has already confirmed that he intends to take that up.
Klitschko said: “I lost the battle but the fighter is still in me.”
“We’ll soon work out when and where the rematch will take place and let you know.”
Fury, who claimed the world titles at the first time of asking, also admitted he would be open to a rematch and insists he feels comfortable defending his belts against any challenger.
He said: “I’m a fighter, so I will take on all challengers. I want to be a great champion and I’d like to do it all again. Who knows what the rematch holds? One thing I can say about it is that it’s going to be explosive.”