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Tyson Fury ‘over’ boxing but could return for 500 million pounds

/ 08:31 PM June 18, 2022
FILE PHOTO: Boxing - Tyson Fury v Dillian Whyte - WBC World Heavyweight Title - Wembley Stadium, London, Britain - April 23, 2022 Tyson Fury celebrates winning his fight against Dillian Whyte Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

FILE PHOTO:  Tyson Fury celebrates winning his fight against Dillian Whyte on April 23, 2022. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he was “over” boxing, but could be tempted to return to the ring for 500 million pounds ($611.20 million).

Fury knocked out fellow Briton Dillian Whyte in April to retain his title before telling fans he would be sticking to his promise to his wife to retire.

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“I won everything, so a warrior can do what a warrior wants to do,” Fury told the Daily Telegraph on Saturday. “But the actual man is done with fighting.

“Boxing — and professional fighting — I am so over it … I’ve done everything that was asked of me, defeated every opponent I’ve ever faced and to be able to have a life after that — isn’t that amazing and a beautiful thing?”

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When asked how much money would need to be involved to tempt him into making a return, Fury said “500 million pounds”.

“So if somebody wants to pay that, I’m sure there’s people out there with a lot more than that, then I’ll return. But until that day, kaput, I’m out. And if someone wants to waste half a billion, I suppose my morality will be tested.”

In April, Fury’s wife, Paris, said the 33-year-old might return for an undisputed world title fight against the winner of Anthony Joshua’s rematch with Oleksandr Usyk.

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