The British Boxing Board of Control has announced that Tyson Fury’s boxing licence has been suspended pending further investigation into anti-doping and medical issues.
The 28-year-old has vacated his WBA and WBO world heavyweight titles in order to focus on recovery.
The Manchester-born fighter reportedly tested positive for cocaine recently and he admitted in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine that he takes the drug in order to cope with depression.
Fury was obligated to fight Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch after the […]
Tyson Fury has vacated his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles to deal with his “medical treatment and recovery”.
The Briton, 28, has admitted taking cocaine to deal with depression and looked set to lose his boxing licence.
He has not fought since beating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 and has twice withdrawn from scheduled rematches.
“I now enter another big challenge in my life which I know, like against Klitschko, I will conquer,” Fury said.
“I feel that it is only fair and […]
British heavyweight boxer, Tyson Fury, is on the verge of being stripped of his licence at a meeting of the British Boxing Board of Control, BBBC, on Wednesday.
The boxer’s matter will be treated by officials after a reported failed drugs test in the United States and his admission in Rolling Stone magazine that he has “done lots of cocaine.”
A ban on Fury will expedite confirmation of a bout between Vladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua for the newly-vacant world heavyweight titles.
Troubled world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has admitted taking cocaine, saying “I hope someone kills me before I kill myself,” in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine published Tuesday.
Fury’s latest remarks came after the 28-year-old made an abrupt U-turn on his retirement decision on Monday, tweeting: “I’m here to stay.”
The British fighter recently cancelled an October bout with Wladimir Klitschko to defend his World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organization heavyweight belts.
Fury had been scheduled to earn the biggest purse […]
World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has backtracked on his announcement that he has retired.
Fury posted a message on Twitter at lunchtime on Monday, saying: “Boxing is the saddest thing I ever took part in, all a pile of s***, I’m the greatest and I’m also retired.”
But just a couple of hours later he posted: “Hahahaha u think you will get rid of the GYPSYKING that easy!!! I’m here to stay. #TheGreatest just shows u what the Medea [sic] are like. […]
The Gypsie King as he is fondly called by fans- Tyson Fury, the reigning WBA, WBO, IBO, Ring magazine, and lineal heavyweight champion has tested positive for cocaine according to reports, weeks after pulling out from his heavyweight title defence with Klitschko citing mental issues.
Fury, was said to have been informed on Thursday night that his A sample from a random urine test on 22 September had tested positive for the substance benzoylecgonine, the central compound found in cocaine.
The Manchester […]
Tyson Fury pulls out of heavyweight title rematch with Wladimir Klitschko and could now be stripped of his belts
Tyson Fury has been forced to pull out of his world heavyweight title rematch with Wladimir Klitschko.
Fury, who shocked the world by ending Klitschko’s decade-long reign as the No 1 heavyweight, announced he is ‘medically unfit’ to fight.
Reports in the United States suggested Fury’s withdrawal is due to mental health issues.
Manchester’s Gypsy King postponed his scheduled summer return bout with Klitschko because of a damaged ankle.
STATEMENT FROM TYSON FURY’S CAMP
‘It is with the deepest regret that we have to […]
Tyson Fury’s rematch with Wladimir Klitschko, has been called off for the second time, after he was declared “medically unfit to fight”.
The Briton was scheduled to defend his WBA and WBO heavyweight titles against Klitschko on October 29 in Manchester .
He had initially pulled out of the original July 9 date , after suffering an ankle injury and has now suffered a similar set-back in training.
Fury’s management team, Hennessy Sports, confirmed the news in a statement released on Friday night.
The 28yr old world heavyweight champion was seen in Manchester with his £150, 975 personalised Mercedes wagon. The car has blacked out windows and was etched with the letters ‘GK’ which stand for his ‘Gypsy King’ nickname. He also carried a £785 Louis Vuitton slung bag.
The 28yr old world heavyweight champion was seen in Manchester with his £150, 975 personalised Mercedes wagon. The car has blacked out windows and was etched with the letters ‘GK’ which stand for his ‘Gypsy […]
Tyson Fury’s camp has confirmed that his world boxing heavyweight title rematch with Wladimir Klitschko, will take place on October 29 in Manchester.
The British boxer ended Klitschko’s 11-year unbeaten run last November in Dusseldorf, to claim the WBO, WBA and IBF belts.
A rematch was initially scheduled for July this year, but Fury pulled out with an ankle injury.
“I’m delighted that we can finally get the fight back on. We can now focus on giving the fans what they deserve,” Fury’s […]