Sport Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence

11:03  05 october  2017
11:03  05 october  2017 Source:   thejournal.ie

Topless Tyson Fury dances in nightclub after cousin Hughie's world title fight defeat

  Topless Tyson Fury dances in nightclub after cousin Hughie's world title fight defeat The 29-year-old suffered his first professional defeat at the hands of Joseph Parker on Saturday nightThe former heavyweight champion of the world, 29, can be seen bopping his head along to the club's music with roughly 20 pals, who were also without shirts.

Fury does not intend to apply for a new licence from the British Boxing Board of Control.

Tyson Fury has revealed he will apply for his boxing licence today. Fury passed a backdated two-year ban for testing positive for the steroid nandrolone but had not started the process of getting his licence back.

Tyson Fury. © Provided by Journal Media Limited Tyson Fury. FORMER WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT champion Tyson Fury will not re-apply for a licence to fight from the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC).

Fury had his licence revoked in October 2016 after allegations of doping were made against the 29-year-old earlier in the year.

  Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence © Provided by Journal Media Limited His hint at a comeback in March never materialised and Fury has sent out mixed signals about his future in the sport in recent months.

The Briton has suggested that he will instead look to acquire a licence through alternative means, although his attempt to do so through the Boxing Union of Ireland was reportedly turned down in March.

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Fury was part of cousin Hughie's entourage during his defeat by Joseph Parker last month. Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says he will not reapply for a licence to fight from the British Boxing Board of Control.

Tyson Fury has been told he can re - apply for his fighter’s licence next month ahead of making his comeback. Fury and his cousin Hughie have accepted

  Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence © Provided by Journal Media Limited “After thinking long and hard about my return I will not be applying for a BBBofC boxing licence,” he tweeted.

“After the way they have handled stuff. No thanks.”

  Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence © Provided by Journal Media Limited He added in a further tweet that he plans to seek a licence elsewhere.

Fury has not fought since November 2015, when he claimed the IBF, WBO and WBA heavyweight titles in a shock victory over Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf.

  Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence © Provided by Journal Media Limited The BBBofC has previously said it will not reinstate Fury’s licence until the conclusion of the fighter’s UK Anti-Doping hearing, the delay to which has drawn criticism from Fury.

The 29-year-old was also left incensed with the BBBofC following his cousin Hughie Fury’s defeat to WBO Joseph Parker in September.

Tyson Fury reveals plans to fight three times in 2018 .
Tyson Fury's on-off retirement appears to have been shelved once more after he revealed plans to fight three times in 2018. Just last week, and not for the first time, Fury appeared to have ended his career by revealing he would not be applying for a new boxing license.He has not fought for nearly two years since ending Wladimir Klitschko's world heavyweight title reign in Dusseldorf in November 2015.Having twice postponed rematches with Klitschko last year, the 29-year-old lost his boxing licence last October when he admitted he was using cocaine and struggling with depression.

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