Fury raises thousands for home from home charity as baby rushed back to intensive care

  • ITV News Correspondent Rob Smith live at Ronald McDonald House where the family is staying.

Tyson Fury has raised tens of thousands of pounds for a home from home charity after his daughter was placed back on the intensive care unit.

He announced on social media on Sunday 8th August that his wife Paris had given birth to their sixth child, Athena.

But asked fans to 'keep her in their prayers' after she was put on a ventilator at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool.

Credit: Tyson Fury Instagram

He said: "Please can everyone pray for my baby girl who was born this morning. Athena Fury born 8/8/21. Thanks. God is great."

The professional world heavyweight champion has now raised more than £30,000 in aid of charity Ronald McDonald House Liverpool.

Since 1993, they have provided home from home accommodation for the families of seriously ill children receiving care and treatment.

The couple have been married since 2009 and have three daughters and three sons.

You can find out more about Tyson's fundraising campaign on his instagram page