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Tyson retires? No Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko II, doubts on Fury’s real health status

Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko II

Undefeated British boxer Tyson Fury keeps on shocking the world. First, he defeats one of the longest reigning heavyweight world champions, Wladimir Klitschko, then he cancels a rematch due to an injury, pulls out of a second scheduled rematch, and now he may never return to box ever again.

By doing so he’s turning his back at a purse of up to £6m at stake.

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According to a report by Daily Mail, Tyson Fury’s appearance at the Manchester Arena has raised more doubts as to his real reasons for denying the public a chance to witness Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko II.

The supposed fight was scheduled on October 29th, but was postponed after doctors declared Tyson Fury medically unfit to fight. He’s said to be battling depression after all the negativity he’s received, which he describes as a “witch hunt” following his victory over Klitschko.

Fury was supposed to be in psychiatric care, but was seen ringside to support a friend in his boxing match.

Some may be starting to have ideas that he’s just making things up, and scared to lose in Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko II, a much-anticipated rematch.

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn believes he won’t fight again, as reported by the BBC.

“Fury will be stripped of his titles and, after a legal battle, he’ll say: ‘No more, I’m done’.” Eddie Hearn said.

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Tyson Fury won the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, The Ring and lineal heavyweight titles when he beat Wladimir Klitschko in November of last year.

Is he too sensitive to take on criticisms against him? Even if he finishes his medical treatments and recovers from his depression, what if he fights again and gets criticized?

However, his uncle Peter Fury thinks Tyson Fury will overcome his battles, and that his mood swings will pan out.

“I don’t think there’s any lasting damage. I think he’ll be okay and he’ll be back. Let’s not forget the struggles Tyson had getting the world title. He fought many eliminators and finally got his chance after six or seven years, then he seized it with both hands.”

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