By Jeff Powell For Mailonline
Published: 23:43 BST, 16 September 2019 | Updated: 23:43 BST, 16 September 2019
Tyson Fury faces the excruciating prospect of having the most gruesome of his two eye cuts slit open again if it proves he needs plastic surgery.
Promoter Frank Warren has 'put a Harley Street specialist on stand by' to examine Fury on Tuesday following his flight home from the bloody scene of his dramatic victory over Sweden's Otto Wallin.
'Should Tyson need a surgical incision to make sure he heals properly then the sooner it's done the better,' says Warren.
Tyson Fury faces the excruciating prospect of having his most gruesome eye cut re-opened
Fury is scheduled to meet WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder back here in the MGM Grand Garden on February 22.
That rematch of their epic clash in which Fury climbed semi-conscious from the canvas to salvage the draw which preserved both their unbeaten records is expected to be worth up to a hundred million dollars.
Warren says: 'Five months might seem a long time but the cut in the eyebrow is so serious that he won't be allowed to do any exercise whatsoever for at least two months.
'If all goes well, that would just give him time for his 12-week training camp. We don't want to push the date back unless we have to but the most important thing is that Tyson is perfectly healed and fully prepared for that fight.
Fury was left a bloodied mess after his recent victory over Sweden's Otto Wallin in Las Vegas
'Once his treatment has been decided he needs as much rest as he can get at home with his family.' Fury assured the BBC that he will be 'ready for war' in February and got up in the early hours of Sunday morning to win $5,000 in a casino and have a few beers.
Whether or not that was said tongue in bruised cheek - and there were no reported sightings of him on the Strip - a respite will also allow for