Undefeated Heavyweight Champ Tyson Fury Just Announced His Retirement With A Very Explicit Tweet

By 10.03.16
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Heavyweight boxing champ Tyson Fury, who famously sang “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” to his wife after his surprising dismantling of Wladimir Klitschko, says he is now retired.

Of course, being Tyson Fury, he didn’t just announce his retirement, he did it with panache in a tweet telling everyone how he really feels…

Boxing is the saddest thing I ever took part in, all a pile of shit, I’m the greatest, & I’m also retired, so go suck a dick, happy days.

Despite being named Fighter of the Year in 2015 Fury has been the subject of much controversy since his victory.

He was stripped of his IBF title and investigated for a hate crime. His rematch with Klitschko has been postponed two times, once because an injury and a second time because of what he claimed were mental health issues.

Fury is also scheduled to face a hearing in November regarding charges of an alleged doping violation. He reportedly tested positive for cocaine, something he has not denied and is apparently relishing as he changed his Twitter handle to Tyson Montana (a reference to Scarface) and his avatar to this…

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Tyson Fury, Twitter


Reports the BBC

Boxing pundit Steve Bunce told BBC Radio 5 live: “I think this is more than goading the media and the public. I think he is jumping the queue before people start taking his belts.

“Tyson Fury feels he has been overlooked, neglected, under-loved, but he has fuelled it by saying things which are stupid.

“He will probably come back in two years’ time but what type of boxer he will be then I have no idea.”

The reaction on Twitter to his sudden retirement has, of course, been very reasonable…


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