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Fury to move to LA as he's 'not accepted' in the UK

Fury says he'll move to America. Credit: PA

Tyson Fury says he will relocate to America after his rematch with Wladimir Klitschko because he does not feel accepted in this country.

The 27-year-old will defend his WBA and WBO heavyweight titles against the Ukrainian in Manchester on July 9 and after that he is ready to pack his bags and head across the Atlantic Ocean.

Fury, who has courted outrage with a string of controversial comments on homosexuality and abortion, believes he is treated like a "bum" in the United Kingdom and deserves better.

He told a number of national newspapers: "I am not accepted in this country. I am a gypsy and that's it. I will always be a gypsy, I'll never change. I will always be fat and white and that's it.

"I am the champion yet I am thought of as a bum. I am moving out of the country. I am going to America where champions are better thought of.

"I am moving to Los Angeles where people have a better life. I made the decision last week to go where people admire success."


Fury brands Joshua a 'pumped up weightlifter'

Tyson Fury has branded Anthony Joshua a "pumped up weightlifter" and warned Wladimir Klitschko he is for "another hiding" in their re-match this summer.

Fury, the WBA and WBO heavyweight champion, defeated Klitschko on points in Germany last November and will go up against the Ukrainian again on July 9 at the MEN Arena.

Fury called out Joshua immediately after the victory, labelling him "slow" and "ponderous" on Twitter. Credit: PA

Anticipation is also growing around a potential all-British unification fight with Joshua, who clinched the IBF title on Saturday after beating defending champion Charles Martin at London's O2 Arena.

Fury called out Joshua immediately after the victory, labelling him "slow" and "ponderous" on Twitter, and he continued his war of words with the London 2012 gold medallist on Wednesday.

"I thought he looked like a pumped up weightlifter, out of his mind on drugs," Fury said of Joshua's win.

"He fought an American who came to lay down and had about as much fight in him as this glass of water there, zero."

Fury to announce rematch with Klitschko

Tyson Fury is set to take on Wladimir Klitschko again. Credit: PA

Boxer Tyson Fury is set for a rematch with Wladimir Klitschko in Manchester on July 9, his father has confirmed.

Fury beat the Ukrainian last year to win the WBA Super, WBO and IBF heavyweight crowns in Dusseldorf.


Fury escapes police action over homosexuality comments

A complaint was made about Tyson Fury by a member of the public. Credit: PA

Tyson Fury will face no criminal action from Greater Manchester Police following hate crime allegations.

Police looked into comments made by heavyweight champion Fury about homosexuality following a complaint by a member of the public.

However, officers have decided "no criminal offence has taken place" and the complaint will be recorded as a "hate incident".

"The matter has been investigated in line with national hate crime policy and has been recorded as a hate incident," a GMP spokesman said.

"The circumstances in which these comments were made suggest that no criminal offence has taken place and this matter will not be investigated any further."

Fury called for interview by boxing authority

Tyson Fury has caused a stir. Credit: PA

The British Boxing Board of Control have asked controversial boxer Tyson Fury to attend an interview regarding his recent media comments.

Heavyweight champion of the world Fury has been criticised for his views on homosexuality in the wake of his win over Wladimir Klitchko last month.

The BBBC met to discuss the matter on Wednesday before informing Fury last night, and again on Thursday morning, that he is to front the board.

"Mr Fury has been called for an interview in the new year," BBBC general secretary Robert Smith told Press Association Sport.

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