Former heavyweight champion of the world Tyson Fury decides that he will not be applying for a license again. Here’s why.
It seems the big man from Manchester will now after months and months of speculation – not be returning to the boxing ring as an active fighter.
Come this November he will have been out of the ring a full two years and he knows the longer this goes, the less chance he’ll have of getting back to where he once was.
Motivation could also be something hard to get back after such an extended time away from one’s profession, but many boxing fans will feel a bit dejected by the news he confirmed today.
Speaking on social media, Fury confirmed:
“After thinking long & hard about my return I will not be applying for aBBBOCboxinglicense. After they way they have handled stuff. No thanks.”
He must be at his wits end with the whole process at this stage to have finally come to that decision, after a lot of thought as he mentions above.
If he doesn’t box again, he will retire with an undefeated record as a heavyweight and having beaten one of the best heavyweights of the modern era, Wladimir Klitschko, on the last occasion he boxed as an active fighter in 2015.
Make it Clare I'll not apply to the BBBOC for a new Licance I'll go elsewhere, take my money & bisuness to somewhere that appreciate it.
— TYSON2FASTFURY (@Tyson_Fury) October 4, 2017