JERMAINE FRANKLIN claims sparring with Tyson Fury shows he won't be "f***ing around" against Dillian Whyte.
The unbeaten American aims to wreck Whyte's bid for a belated rematch with Anthony Joshua by toppling him at Wembley on November 26.
And he reckons going through his paces with WBC heavyweight king Fury plus fast-rising Londoner David Adeleye is the perfect preparation.
Franklin, 29, shared a picture on Twitter of himself with his two giant sparring partners.
Alongside was the menacing message: “I’m not f***ing around!
“Thanks Tyson Fury and David Adeleye for letting me spar.
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"The champ don’t mess around and David is a beast. Time to catch another body Nov 26.
“Make sure you watch the fight on the DAZN and in UK, come to the fight.”
Fury knocked out Whyte with a stunning uppercut six rounds into their sell-out clash at Wembley in April this year.
But the Body Snatcher is desperate to beat Franklin to revive his bid for another lucrative all-British fight – against ex-world champ Joshua.
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AJ stopped Whyte after seven rounds at the at the O2 Arena in December 2015.
But he said: “I can’t wait to get into the ring and show the world that, when push comes to shove, I can get right back up in Wembley and remind everyone why I was WBC number one for over four years.
“As an undefeated heavyweight, Franklin is a dangerous guy, but I’m going to teach him quite a few lessons.
“Most importantly, I’m going to teach him how to lose.”
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