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Boxing: Tyson Fury overcomes wound and Otto Wallin for points victory

Fury was expected to cruise against his underdog challenger, but was forced to battle through the bloody cut and a relentless Wallin to maintain his unbeaten record.

Sep 15, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

Rematch between Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder will have to wait: WBC

Wilder and Fury fought to a thrilling split decision draw on December 1 in Los Angeles, the fight had both talking up a rematch as soon as it was over, but the WBC said fans would have to wait for the matchup.

Feb 27, 2019, 11:22 AM IST

Deontay Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title after draw with Tyson Fury

Hard-hitting Wilder knocked Fury down twice but the Briton controlled much of the fight behind his long jab and precise footwork while managing to mostly avoid the American`s powerful overhand right.

Dec 02, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

Boxing: Staples Center confirmed as venue for WBC Champion Deontay Wilder`s bout vs Britain`s Tyson Fury

Both boxers tweeted to confirm the bout, with former world champion Fury describing the contest as the "biggest heavyweight fight in modern day boxing history"

Sep 28, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury wins on boxing comeback

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury forced Sefer Seferi to quit after four rounds of a comfortable comeback on Saturday.

Jun 10, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Boxing: Tyson Fury free to fight again as UKAD resolves anti-doping case

Fury was charged with a doping offence by UKAD in June 2016 and the anti-doping body said in a statement that the fighter had accepted a backdated two-year ban, which expires at midnight on Tuesday.

Dec 12, 2017, 23:27 PM IST

Former World Heavyweight champions Wladimir Klitschko hangs up his gloves, will not fight Anthony Joshua

Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as heavyweight champion, which was ended in 2015.

Aug 03, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

Tyson Fury gives up WBO, WBA titles after drug controversy to focus on recovery

Tyson Fury has given up his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles "with immediate effect" to concentrate on his "medical treatment and recovery", said a statement released by his promoters Hennessy Sports.

Oct 13, 2016, 15:42 PM IST

Hope someone kills me before I kill myself, says world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury

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."

Oct 05, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Controversial World Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury retires

A previously scheduled rematch with Klitschko, set for July 9, was scrapped after Fury sustained an ankle injury.

Oct 03, 2016, 19:53 PM IST

Boxing: Fury suing UKAD over doping allegations

Controversial British world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is suing UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) over allegations he failed a doping test last year.

Aug 03, 2016, 02:06 AM IST

Police drop probe into 'homophobic' Tyson Fury comments

A member of the public had reported Fury to the police on Tuesday for allegedly committing a "hate crime".

Dec 11, 2015, 11:16 AM IST

British board asks Tyson Fury to explain comments

Fury, 27, has been accused of homophobia and sexism since dethroning longstanding world heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko.

Dec 10, 2015, 21:55 PM IST

`Repugnant` Tyson Fury not welcome at awards ceremony

Fury has come under fire over his views on women and homosexuality.

Dec 09, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury stripped of IBF title

Fury has been embroiled in controversy in recent days after he compared homosexuality to paedophilia.

Dec 09, 2015, 12:53 PM IST

BBC defends shortlist after Tyson Fury slur on women

Fury was heard saying in a video that a women's best place in the kitchen according to him.

Dec 04, 2015, 23:30 PM IST

Tyson Fury shuns the jet-set lifestyle for the ferry

The 27-year-old Briton shook up the boxing world with a unanimous points win over Klitschko in Dusseldorf last Saturday.

Dec 01, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

Briton Tyson Fury crowned world heavyweight champion after beating Wladimir Klitschko

Underdog Tyson Fury caused a huge boxing upset on Saturday, stunning Wladimir Klitschko with a points victory to snatch the champion`s four titles and become the first Briton to hold a world heavyw

Nov 29, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Challenger Tyson Fury in row over ring canvas for Wladimir Klitschko fight

Fury`s handlers protested about the canvas being too soft and had warned the fight could be called off.

Nov 29, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

Tyson Fury, Britain`s giant gypsy showman

Tyson Fury will face Wladimir​ Klitschko for WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight title.

Nov 27, 2015, 19:20 PM IST