Tyson Fury - updates

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Tyson Fury splits with controversial advisor

Jun 25, 2020 - 5:35 PM

Bob Arum takes over Tyson Fury’s future deals as the heavyweight champ parts ways with Daniel Kinahan, who allegedly has links to serious organized crime

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 22: Tyson Fury punches Deontay Wilder during their Heavyweight bout for Wilder's WBC and Fury's lineal heavyweight title on February 22, 2020 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Joshua-Fury showdown unlikely to be in UK, says promoter

Jun 12, 2020 - 12:34 PM

'Everyone will talk about this fight taking place in the UK but it doesn't work like that,' promoter Eddie Hearn says of the all-British boxing blockbuster

DOMINANT. British boxer Tyson Fury (right) emerges as champion again after battering American Deontay Wilder last February. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Joshua, Fury 'agree deal' for all-British mega-bouts

Jun 11, 2020 - 10:56 AM

Anthony Joshua wants to face fellow British champion Tyson Fury to determine the undisputed king of the heavyweight scene in 2021

ON TOP. Anthony Joshua (right) beats Mexican-American boxer Andy Ruiz Jr to reclaim the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles last December. Photo by Fayez Nureldine/AFP

Fury would beat Joshua like he did Wilder – coach

May 09, 2020 - 10:07 PM

With boxing shows suspended due to coronavirus, speculation is rife that a domestic bout between Brits Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua could take place

CHAMP. Tyson Fury currently holds the WBC heavyweight title. File photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Joshua could prioritize Fury fight in 2020

Apr 04, 2020 - 2:30 PM

A clash between champion compatriots Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury would be one of the most eagerly anticipated contests in British boxing history

British boxer Anthony Joshua (white trunks) competes with Mexican-American boxer Andy Ruiz Jr (golden trunks) during the heavyweight boxing match between Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua for the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles in Diriya, near the Saudi capital on December 7, 2019. - Joshua reclaimed his world heavyweight crown from Andy Ruiz, outclassing the Mexican-American to score a unanimous points victory. (Photo by AFP)

Fury hungry to repeat Wilder win in rematch

Mar 31, 2020 - 10:07 PM

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder are anticipating to meet for a 3rd bout this year

RIVALS. Tyson Fury punches Deontay Wilder during their heavyweight bout for Wilder's WBC and Fury's lineal heavyweight title on February 22, 2020 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Fury-Wilder rematch postponed by virus pandemic

Mar 25, 2020 - 10:02 AM

As the sporting world remains on a standstill, postponing the showdown between heavyweight stars Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder is the only sensible option

DELAYED. The highly anticipated third battle between Deontay Wilder (right) and Tyson Fury has to wait. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Fury won't lose world title over doping allegation, WBC chief says

Mar 16, 2020 - 3:14 PM

It was alleged in a report that a farmer was offered money to provide an alibi when heavyweight champion Tyson Fury failed a drug test in 2015

CHAMP. Tyson Fury currently holds the WBC, The Ring, and lineal heavyweight titles. File photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Hearn 'ready to conclude' deal for Joshua vs Fury fight

Mar 06, 2020 - 1:03 PM

Eddie Hearn says two British heavyweight champions fighting for the undisputed championship will 'never, ever happen in our lifetime again'

TITLEHOLDER. Anthony Joshua currently holds the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight belts. Photo from Instagram/@anthonyjoshua

Wilder to face Fury for another rematch in July

Mar 02, 2020 - 5:08 PM

Deontay Wilder exercises his contractual right for a rematch as he meets heavyweight champion Tyson Fury for the third time

REVENGE. Deontay Wilder (left) seeks to bounce back against Tyson Fury. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Wilder exercises rematch clause for third fight with Fury

Mar 01, 2020 - 2:15 PM

'I will rise again,' vows Deontay Wilder as he seeks for a rematch against new world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury

Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Wilder will reportedly seek rematch with Fury

Feb 25, 2020 - 2:23 PM

'A lot of people were telling me: "It looked like something was wrong with you,' says Deontay Wilder

REMATCH. Deontay Wilder says there was a miscalculation with his ring-walk costume proved costly in the first defeat of his career. Photo by Etienne Laurent/EPA-EFE

Hearn wants Joshua-Fury all-British showdown this year

Feb 24, 2020 - 2:21 PM

Eddie Hearn believes champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make a unification fight happen

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? Deontay Wilder has a rematch clause that could set up a trilogy with Tyson Fury. File photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

Fury batters Wilder to seize WBC heavyweight title

Feb 23, 2020 - 3:09 PM

Tyson Fury unleashes blows at will before Deontay Wilder's corner finally throws in the towel in an epic heavyweight clash

BIG BLOW. British boxer Tyson Fury (right) slams a right to the head of American Deontay Wilder. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Wilder, Fury bulk up for heavyweight showdown

Feb 22, 2020 - 12:03 PM

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury continue to jaw at each other days after exchanging shoves during their final news conference

BAD BLOOD. American boxer Deontay Wilder (left) and British fighter Tyson Fury figure in an altercation during their press conference at the MGM Grand Las Vegas. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Wilder, Fury ready for Vegas rematch

Feb 21, 2020 - 5:17 PM

Unbeaten WBC champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury collide in the most-anticipated heavyweight showdown in two decades

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 01: Deontay Wilder punches Tyson Fury in the ninth round fighting to a draw during the WBC Heavyweight Champioinship at Staples Center on December 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Wilder-Fury rematch set for Las Vegas

Dec 28, 2019 - 11:06 AM

After fighting to a split decision draw last year, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury go at it again for the heavyweight world title

MUCH AWAITED. Heavyweight stars Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury vow to put on a show in the anticipated rematch. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Fury challenges rivals after ESPN signing: 'Come to Tyson'

Feb 19, 2019 - 4:12 PM

'I want Joshua, Wilder, and everyone else out there too. If you're watching Deontay, I'm coming for you, baby,' said Fury

'COMING FOR YOU'. Tyson Fury's signing with ESPN allows him to make a world title rematch with Deontay Wilder 'more possible'. Photo from Instagram (@gypsyking101)

WBC green lights Wilder-Fury 'direct rematch'

Dec 08, 2018 - 10:17 AM

Due to 'tremendous popular demand,' the World Boxing Council sanctions a rematch between heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury

BIG HIT. Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury clash in one of the best heavyweight fights in a long time. Photo from Showtime Boxing

Wilder wants Fury rematch 'ASAP'

Dec 05, 2018 - 11:39 AM

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder refutes Tyson Fury's claim that he's ducking a rematch 'at all cost'

PART TWO. Deontay Wilder says a rematch with Tyson Fury is inevitable. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Wilder still hopes for Joshua as Fury eyes rematch

Dec 03, 2018 - 10:43 AM

The WBC heavyweight king has always been adamant that he wants to unify the division

PLENTY OF OPTIONS. Deontay Wilder is open to either facing Anthony Joshua or locking horns with Tyson Fury in a rematch. File photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Wilder retains heavyweight crown after Fury thriller ends in draw

Dec 02, 2018 - 2:55 PM

American Deontay Wilder knocks down Tyson Fury twice but the British fighter manages to clear his head and survive the epic bout

BLOCKBUSTER BOUT. After a spectacular heavyweight showdown, both Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury  immediately call for a rematch. Photo from Showtime Boxing

Wilder vows to knock out Fury at heavyweight title weigh-in

Dec 01, 2018 - 11:57 AM

Former boxing champions expect Deontay Wilder's punching power to be too much for Tyson Fury

EXPLOSIVE. Deontay Wilder (left) and Tyson Fury face off in a highly anticipated collision of unbeaten heavyweights. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

Wilder, Fury ready to rumble in LA showdown

Nov 30, 2018 - 3:16 PM

American Deontay Wilder – who still gets mistaken for NBA superstar LeBron James – clashes with trash-talking British Tyson Fury in a showdown of undefeated heavyweight fighters

HIGH-STAKE BOUT. Deontay Wilder (right) aims to defend his WBC heavyweight crown for the eighth time against Tyson Fury. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

Former heavyweight champion Fury wins comeback fight

Jun 10, 2018 - 10:09 AM

The Briton returns to the ring after suffering from drug, alcohol and mental health issues

COMEBACK. Britain's Tyson Fury (left) exchanges blows with Albania's Sefer Seferi during their heavyweight contest at the Manchester Arena. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Tyson Fury cleared to fight again after 'nightmare' two-year layoff

Dec 13, 2017 - 8:26 AM

Tyson Fury's two-year ban for a positive drug test has been backdated, clearing the way for his ring return

RING RUST. Tyson Fury has dealt with many problems since winning the heavyweight title, having ballooned in weight, failed drug tests, and suffered depression. File photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Depression is heavyweight champ Tyson Fury's hardest fight

Mar 11, 2017 - 11:19 AM

The undefeated Briton says he s moved on from the dark scary place I ve been living as he looks to get back in the ring

INNER FURY. Tyson Fury has had many light moments in the spotlight but says his hardest fight has been against depression. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Ex-boxer Ricky Hatton admits he attempted suicide multiple times

Dec 30, 2016 - 1:29 AM

Hatton who fought Manny Pacquiao in 2009 says more needs to be done to help boxers who struggle with life outside the ring

BRIGHT LIGHTS AND DARK SHADOWS. Ricky Hatton says he used sit in the dark holding a knife after coming home from a night out drinking. He believes more needs to be done to help boxers in crisis. File photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images/AFP

Tyson Fury vacates heavyweight title to focus on 'recovery'

Oct 13, 2016 - 12:52 PM

Tyson Fury has admitted to taking cocaine to deal with depression and was set to be stripped for cancelling two rematches with Wladimir Klitschko

VACATED. "I won the titles in the ring and I believe that they should be lost in the ring, but I'm unable to defend at this time," said Tyson Fury. File photo by Patrik Stollarz/AFP

Heavyweight champ Tyson Fury retires in profane tweet, immediately unretires

Oct 04, 2016 - 12:55 AM

Tyson Fury has not remained quiet amid reports that he tested positive for cocaine during an out of competition test

'TYSON MONTANA' RETURNS. The heavyweight champ has done virtually everything since winning the title - except for fight. File photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Boxer Tyson Fury makes light of cocaine reports in tweet

Oct 02, 2016 - 1:30 PM

ESPN reported Fury tested positive after providing a urine sample to Las Vegas based Voluntary Anti Doping Association VADA in Lancaster England on September 22

MAKING LIGHT OF IT. Tyson Fury posts a tweet that makes light of cocaine reports about him. OLI SCARFF / AFP

Heavyweight champ Fury sparks fresh row with rape, anti-Semitic rant

May 14, 2016 - 11:30 AM

The British boxer also suggests anyone who disagreed with him was likely to have been brainwashed by all the Zionist Jewish people who own all the banks all the papers all the TV stations

FRESH RANT. British WBA, WBO, IBO, and IBF heavyweight boxing world champion Tyson Fury, seen here during a press conference in Cologne, Germany in Apiril, rants anew in a YouTube video. Photo by ROLF VENNENBERND/EPA

Heavyweight champ Fury says he hates boxing, shows off belly

Apr 28, 2016 - 12:31 PM

It is an absolute disgrace to call me an athlete says Tyson Fury as he showed off his soft physique at a press conference for his rematch against Wladimir Klitschko

HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP. Tyson Fury isn't shy about his less-than-impressive physique. Photo by Phil Richards/EPA

Heavyweight champ Tyson Fury plays ring card boy for cousin's fight

Mar 27, 2016 - 8:49 AM

Fury puts the ring card girls to shame strutting his goods in between rounds at his cousin Hughie s fight

RING CARD CHAMP. Tyson Fury is the undisputed heavyweight champion of ring card girls. File photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Wilder KOs Szpilka, trades tough talk with Fury

Jan 17, 2016 - 4:17 PM

Deontay Wilder keeps his World Boxing Council heavyweight title and sets the stage for a potential shot at an undisputed title later this year against Tyson Fury

KO. Deontay Wilder (L) punches Artur Szpilka during their WBC Heavyweight Championship bout at Barclays Center in Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

Boxing: Beefed-up David Haye makes heavyweight return

Jan 14, 2016 - 3:32 AM

David Haye returns to the boxing ring after more than 3 years out of the ring and with a few more pounds of muscle on him

HAYEMAKER. David Haye, seen after his most recent fight in 2012, will return to the ring against Australian Mark de Mori. Photo by Nick Potts/EPA

Boxing: Controversial champ Fury to attend BBC award show

Dec 19, 2015 - 2:01 PM

Tyson Fury is in the running to win the Sports Personality of the Year award despite a petition calling for his removal from the nominees due to controversial comments

CONTROVERSIAL. Tyson Fury will attend BBC's Sports Personality of the Year award show. File Photo by Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA

Heavyweight champ Tyson Fury faces police scrutiny over homophobic comments

Dec 09, 2015 - 10:59 AM

The newly crowned heavyweight champion has attracted controversy after likening homosexuality to pedophilia

CONTROVERSIAL. Over 105,000 people have signed a petition calling for Tyson Fury's removal from the shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Photo by Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA

New heavyweight champ Tyson Fury prefers simple travel to jetsetting

Dec 02, 2015 - 2:18 PM

Tyson Fury stayed true to his Irish traveller roots with a 20 hour journey home by car and ferry after his shock win over Wladimir Klitschko

NEW CHAMP. Tyson Fury isn't changing his humble lifestyle overnight despite winning the heavyweight title. Photo by Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA

Boxing: Fury reveals water plan to beat drug fears

Dec 01, 2015 - 11:56 AM

Fury reveals he refused to drink water on fight night against Klitschko unless he had bought it himself

NEW CHAMP. Tyson Fury (left) fights Vladimir Klitschko and goes on to become the new heavyweight world champion after defeating the long-reigning Klitschko via unanimous decision. Photo by Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA

Tyson Fury vows to be 'most charismatic' heavyweight champ since Ali

Nov 29, 2015 - 2:28 PM

This is that start of a new era Tyson Fury said after upsetting Wladimir Klitschko for the heavyweight championship

AND THE NEW. Tyson Fury's entertaining tactics extended into the ring, as he held his hands behind his back against Wladimir Klitschko several times to mock him. Photo by Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA

WATCH: Tyson Fury sings 'I Don't Want to Miss a Thing' after winning heavyweight title

Nov 29, 2015 - 8:09 AM

Tyson Fury s rendition of I Don t Want to Miss a Thing was one of the most unusual moments in heavyweight boxing history

KARAOKE KING. Tyson Fury made Wladimir Klitschko uncomfortable with more than just his punches. Photo by Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA

Tyson Fury shocks Wladimir Klitschko to win heavyweight title

Nov 29, 2015 - 7:39 AM

Wladimir Klitschko s 9 year reign atop the heavyweight division is over as England s Tyson Fury wins a unanimous decision in Germany

AND THE NEW. British giant Tyson Fury (R) told everyone who would listen that he'd defeat Wladimir Klitschko (L). He made believers out of the detractors in Germany with a unanimous decision win. Photo by Patrik Stollarz/AFP

'Batman' Fury must prove he's no joker against heavyweight champ Klitschko

Nov 27, 2015 - 1:43 PM

Tyson Fury will have to back up his taunts against Wladimir Klitschko the heavyweight champion who hasn t lost in 11 years

BIG TALK. Tyson Fury (R) has called havyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko every name under the sun, but none of that talk will matter when the bell rings. Photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Boxing: Tyson Fury plans 'chaos' for heavyweight champ Klitschko

Oct 28, 2015 - 4:16 AM

Unbeaten British challenger says he ll give heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko his first loss in 11 years then sing a duet with Rod Stewart

HEAVYWEIGHT SHOWDOWN. Long-time champion Wladimir Klitschko (L) isn't amused by the antics of undefeated challenger Tyson Fury (R). Photo by Andy Rain/EPA