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John Fury, 57, responds to claims he could fight on undercard of son Tyson’s heavyweight showdown with Dillian Whyte


JOHN FURY has responded to “bulls***” claims he might battle on his son Tyson’s undercard.

Tyson makes his UK homecoming 4 years within the making subsequent Saturday in entrance of over 90,000 at Wembley in opposition to Dillian Whyte, 34.

Tyson Fury next to his dad John

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Tyson Fury subsequent to his dad JohnCredit score: Stephen Dunkley/Queensberry Promotions

And he stated his 57-year-old dad might function on the undercard which additionally stars youthful brother Tommy, 22.

However the man himself has since denied this – that means it might be one other of Tyson’s well-known windups.

John informed The Metro: “Complete bulls**t. What the hell would they need a 57-year-old fella on the undercard for?

“It’s a younger man’s sport. We’re right here to promote fights however this battle doesn’t want promoting, particularly with the likes of me.

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“This one speaks for itself, it is going to be a cracking fight.”

When the battle was introduced, Tyson, 33, informed Queensberry Promotions: “I am attempting to get John on the undercard, to be trustworthy.

“We’re nonetheless engaged on that. Frank [Warren] is working very onerous behind the scenes, it isn’t been introduced however I am simply going to provide you somewhat sneaky preview.

“Big John, trying to get him on the undercard, so yeah. Don’t be surprised.”

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John is probably not combating on Tyson’s undercard however the former boxer will at the very least be ringside for the primary time since 2018.

Attributable to a previous felony conviction, he has been unable to journey Stateside to look at his son’s final 5 fights.

Tyson stated: “It is good that my dad can come to the battle, possibly he’ll be on the undercard beginning it.

“He may be too drunk to see the battle by the point he will get within the ring, it’s going to be his first victory for the reason that 90s!

“So he might be absolutely blinded by the time it comes about.”

Tyson Fury ahead of his fight with Dillian Whyte

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Tyson Fury forward of his battle with Dillian WhyteCredit score: Reuters





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