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    Tyson Fury continues training for Deontay Wilder fight with run along Bournemouth beach before attending funeral

    TYSON FURY was spotted jogging down Bournemouth beach as he continues to train for his trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder. 
    The WBC heavyweight world champ was seen running with a pal before joining a mass of mourners at the funeral of a well-known Gypsy.

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    He was wearing a black vest with “Gypsy King” on the back in gold

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    Fury is preparing to face off with Wilder for a third time
    Tyson was wearing a black vest with “Gypsy King” on the back in gold as he broke a sweat on the scorching day.
    Passers by had to double take as the 6ft 9in heavyweight star casually jogged past while chin-wagging with a mate.
    He is keeping sharp ahead of his third clash with Wilder after battering the American into his first ever loss in February.
    And of course the sensational news broke last month that the Gypsy King had agreed a two fight deal against fellow Brit Anthony Joshua in 2021.

    The Englishman then travelled 300 miles from his home in Morecambe to Dorset to pay his respects to the late Michael White, who died aged 80.

    Tyson Fury paid his respects to popular Gypsy Michael White who has died age 80 – and was praised by his sons Michael and Tony
    Mr White’s sons, Michael, 58, and Tony, 56, are close friends with Tyson’s dad John and they saw the future boxing champion grow up.
    Michael White jnr said: “When we moved to Chesterfield we were only about 13 years old and all joined a boxing club.
    “We met John Fury and we have been very close since.

    “We watched Tyson grow up and when he was 12 I remember his father say to people that he was going to be a future world champion.
    “He is now a superstar, but he wanted to pay his respects.
    “The compassion of Tyson to travel from Morecombe to visit people he has grown up with was amazing.
    “He was showing not only respect to us as a family, but also respect to his own father by coming with him.”
    The traditional funeral included 14 horses that led the procession which hundreds of people lined the streets of Christchurch to view.

    A horse-drawn carriage brought in the coffin of the friend of the Fury family

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    Fury recently purchased a 1993 MINI Cooper and show it off as he squeezed in for quick spin around Morecambe.
    The 31-year-old has owned super-expensive Rolls Royces, Ferraris and Range Rovers down the years but swapped them all out for the “iconic British vehicle”.
    Fury, is still waiting to find out what his next fight will be as boxing bounces back after the coronavirus pandemic.
    The heavyweight champ was training up to FOUR times a day during lockdown to stay sharp ahead of boxing’s return and even did 700 sit ups in an Instagram workout. 

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    Deontay Wilder had sex just TWO hours before he made his pro debut in 2008 beating Ethan Cox

    DEONTAY WILDER claims he had sex two hours before his professional debut 12 years ago.
    The former WBC heavyweight champion beat Ethan Cox inside two rounds in Nashville, Tennessee.

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    Deontay Wilder admits to having sex two hours before this pro debut 10 years ago
    And Wilder, 34, who was stopped by Tyson Fury last month admitted he just couldn’t keep his hands to himself as his wife was with him in the dressing room before the fight.
    He told iFL TV: “So many things went wrong with my debut, I end up having sex two hours before the fight.
    “I got horny man, I ant even gonna lie, I had my wife in there with me and you just start thinking freaky thoughts.
    “That’s why it ain’t good to have your partner in there with you, but for me, I like the company.

    “I like being around family, especially the ones I love, giving me motivation to do what I got to do when it’s time.
    “With that right there, that’s a mindset you have to overcome, my mindset – I didn’t care, I thought I’m going to get this p**** you know what I’m saying.
    Wilder claims that having sex before a fight actually gives him energy and doesn’t weaken his legs.

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    “I said this was going to be my good luck charm because when I do things like that, I have sex, it doesn’t weaken me, it doesn’t make my legs a certain way, it actually gives me energy.

    “It’s just like with medicine, different people’s body reactions is different, that’s the unique part of our body and the way it works.
    “With me sex gives me energy, that’s why I was able to go in there and blast him (Ethan Cox) out.”

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    Anthony Joshua offers cheeky middle finger as rival fans chant ‘There’s only one Tyson Fury’ at him in Marbella

    SMILING Anthony Joshua offered a cheeky response as Tyson Fury fans taunted him in Marbella.
    The heavyweight champion is relaxing in Spain ahead of training camp for his fight against Kubrat Pulev in November.

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    Anthony Joshua offered a cheeky response after being taunted by Tyson Fury fans in Marbella

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    The laughing and smiling heavyweight champion gave the fans the middle finger as he made his way inside Opium Beach Club
    On his way into Opium Beach Club rival fans started singing ‘There’s only one Tyson Fury’ at the Watford superstar.
    After posing for selfies with fans Joshua laughed at the chant and offered a light-hearted middle finger in response.
    He then made his way inside the club with his pals.
    AJ is heading for a showdown with rival Fury in 2021 – but first both have dangerous fights they must get through.

    Joshua will face Pulev, his IBF mandatory challenger, with the Gypsy King taking on Deontay Wilder for a third time in December.
    Both Joshua and Fury have to win to meet each other for what will be one of the biggest fights ever.
    Some belts may have been stripped by then, with Oleksandar Usyk the mandatory challenger for the WBO strap and Dillian Whyte waiting for his chance at the WBC belt.
    Although money has been agreed, with the superstar pair agreeing a 50/50 split, there are still many hurdles to get through before the fight is made.

    Meanwhile, Joshua has called on the world’s elite athletes to form a “union” and use their platform in the fight against racism.
    The world heavyweight champ is admired and respected for his charity and community work across the country, as well backing Black Lives Matter.

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    Joshua must first beat Kubrat Pulev in November before an expected clash with Tyson Fury next yearCredit: PA:Press Association

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    Speaking to The Sun’s Time For Change Debate, AJ said last week: “Athletes have the biggest platform, so we all judge on that.
    “I think an individual trying to make a change is a lot more difficult than a union of people trying.
    “And I think the images that we need to represent are important.
    “The same way I rally for Under Armour, the same way I rally for Range Rover is the same way I should rally for the African Carribean community.”

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    Mike Tyson says fans armed with ‘weapons and guns’ demand selfies even though boxing legend has team of huge bodyguards

    BOXING legend Mike Tyson claims he has to fight off fans armed with “weapons and guns” as they demand selfies.
    Former heavyweight champ Tyson hired a squad of beefy bodyguards to protect him from crazed supporters…but that does not stop them.

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    Fans are desperate to take photos with Mike TysonCredit: BackGrid

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    Legend Tyson is regularly asked for selfies Credit: Getty Images – Getty

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    Despite Covid-19 fans still queue to be seen with the ex-heavyweight champCredit: BackGrid
    He suggests fans often get into fist fights and even brandish weapons if they are unable to get that all important picture with their hero.
    Tyson said: “These guys have got weapons and guns, they want to take pictures – and you are going to say: ‘No you are not going to take a picture’.
    “I tell the guards, I am like, ‘Let them take a picture.’
    “There are about 45 of them (waiting in line).

    “That is what I am worried about. That is just crazy.
    “There are a lot of thirsty people.
    “I thought that because I had big ­bodyguards that it would scare people. But no.”

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    Tyson is currently putting himself through his paces as he lines up a sensational return to boxing aged 54.
    Iron Mike looks in incredible shape with a potential professional or exhibition bout on the cards.
    It is not the first time he has opened up about his security team as he previously revealed he used to dodge his bodyguards to meet up with “real nasty girls”.

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    Tyson has celebrity status after his boxing careerCredit: Getty Images – Getty

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    Tyson Fury sparring partner David Adeleye wipes floor on heavyweight return as officials clean ring and refs wear masks

    TYSON FURY’S sparring partner David Adeleye wiped the floor with Matt Gordon on British boxing’s heavyweight return.
    The sweet science returned to TV screens from a sterilised BT Sport studio, with officials spraying the ring between bouts, referees wearing masks and not a fan in sight.

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    David Adeleye scored a stoppage win on heavyweight boxing’s return

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    Adeleye, 23, took his London rival Gordon out in two brutal rounds to take his record to 2-0.
    And now he is free to impersonate Deontay Wilder again as the Gypsy King prepare for this year’s trilogy fight after taking out Matt Gordon in two rounds.
    Adeleye said: “The guys that I spar have good chins and we work on different things.
    “It’s a learning process that never ends.

    “I thought come July I’d be 5-0, I’m 2-0 so it’s put a hold on everything.”
    Adeleye started fast in the opening round but struggled to find home with his telling right hand.
    But it was all over in the second as the novice Londoner backed Gordon up against the ropes and unleashed relenting right hands until the ref stopped the fight.
    The win came as veteran promoter Frank Warren staged the nation’s first night of fights since lockdown and extreme measures were taken in order to ensure the show ran as safely as possible.

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    Adeleye moved to 2-0 as he breezed past Matt Gordon in two rounds
    British Board of Boxing Control chief Robert Smith – who has allowed only five fights per event – was ringside to oversee proceedings.
    Warren announced all 104 coronavirus tests carried out on boxers and staff involved in the show over the last seven days came back negative.
    Referees had to wear face masks during fights before then showering if they were to officiate another bout.
    After each contest officials strenuously cleaned in and around the ring, wiping down everything from the canvas to the ropes.
    Boxers, who were joined with their bubble of one trainer and another team member, would have to empty their gloves and hand wraps after every fight – in individual bins.
    Coaches were required visor masks in the corner and in possession of a specially made spit bucket.

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    Lightweight Mark Chamberlain, 21, kicked off proceedings with a one-sided beating off 29-year-old Stu Greener.
    Daniel Dubois’ chief sparring partner Dorin Krasmaru, 27, then followed up with a laboured points win over four rounds against Phil Williams, 34.
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    Martin Scorsese to direct new Mike Tyson biopic with Jamie Foxx in movie legend’s first boxing film since Raging Bull

    MARTIN SCORSESE will direct the new Mike Tyson biopic film.
    The Hollywood icon will take on his first boxing film since Raging Bull and will lead the star-studded cast including legendary actor Jamie Foxx.

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    Martin Scorsese will direct the new Mike Tyson biopic

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    The film documenting Tyson’s life and career will be Scorsese’s first boxing film since Raging Bull

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    Hollywood star Jamie Foxx will play Tyson in the blockbuster
    The actor, 52, has bulked up dramatically to play the heavyweight legend on the silver screen.
    However, with filming postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, Foxx has used the time to give a series of interviews about the film.
    Speaking on Showtime’s All the Smoke, Foxx said: “Martin Scorsese who hasn’t done a boxing film since Raging Bull has agreed to take the helm.
    “We want to show everybody evolves. Everybody comes from a good or bad place.

    “I think when we lay the layers on Mike Tyson in this story, I think everybody from young and old will be able to understand this man’s journey and the way we’ll place it.”
    Scorsese has directed some of the best films of all time including Goodfellas and Wolf of Wall Street.

    But the Tyson movie will be the first boxing film he has directed since the 1980 smash Raging Bull which documents the story of Italian-American middleweight Jake LaMotta.
    Tyson recently told Foxx he was happy when he was skint because “vultures” could not take his money from him.

    Foxx will have to go into a “dark hole” for the eagerly awaited film, according to his close pal.
    And the actor has already embarked on an incredible body transformation as he bulks up to accurately depict the legendary heavyweight.
    The Django Unchained star posted a series of topless selfies to his Instagram followers.
    And he wrote alongside the photos: “The transformation begins… “FINDING MIKE”.

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    “It is no secret that I have been pursuing the @miketyson biopic for some time… people always ask me when is it going to happen?… things have finally lined up…
    “A few months ago we started the journey… The first but biggest task is to transform the body… with a regiment of pull-ups dips and push-ups we are off to a pretty good start… we have a ways to go but God willing…
    “I shared these early pics of the process… like I said we have a ways to go… But I am prepared to get there!”

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    Tyson Fury sparring partner Jared Anderson – dubbed ‘new Deontay Wilder’ – slams ‘ridiculous’ glove conspiracy claims

    TYSON FURY’S sparring partner – dubbed the ‘next Deontay Wilder’ – has slammed the glove conspiracy claims aimed at the Gypsy King.
    Jared Anderson said it was “blasphemy” to suggest the WBC heavyweight champ had been guilty of any wrongdoing in his win over the Bronze Bomber.

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    Tyson Fury has had to fight off claims he tampered with his gloves in his win over Deontay WilderCredit: Reuters

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    Jared Anderson was an important sparring partner for Fury and rubbished allegations Fury had done any wrongCredit: Getty Images – Getty
    Fury, 31, drew against Wilder, 34, in 2018 but in February avenged the result with a seventh-round win in Las Vegas.
    Wilder was totally outclassed but his brother Marsellos claimed Fury hid blunt objects in his gloves.
    While others accused Fury of tampering with his gloves and/or wraps.
    The WBC have since cleared Fury of any wrongdoing – and Fury himself labelled the claims “bulls***”.

    Anderson – who was hailed as the “hero” behind Fury’s win – said he knows what the Brit is capable of having gone head-to-head with him in the gym.
    And he added that the demolition job on Wilder was merely a culmination of all the work in training.
    Speaking about the glove-tampering claims, Anderson told told Pro Boxing Fans: “I thought it was blasphemy.
    “I thought it was just ridiculous.

    “Because me being a sparring partner and me seeing and me watching him and the way he punches, he did everything he did in the gym.
    “He did everything he did in the gym in that fight.

    “So the way his gloves open, the way he opens his hands, he open-hand punches because he has strong hands.
    “He hasn’t broken his hand yet doing it.
    “There’s no different glove or anything in his glove or anything like that. He’s just good.”
    Anderson was credited with helping Fury win the heavyweight crown after improving his accuracy in sparring.
    BT Sport released footage of Fury having his hands wrapped before winning the heavyweight title.
    And despite Wilder’s head coach Jay Deas being present in Fury’s dressing room to oversee his hand wrapping, Marsellos claimed Wilder suffered injuries “no glove or fist was able to cause”.
    But WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman backed Fury – who now is lining up two fights against Anthony Joshua.
    He said: “It’s ridiculous. It’s difficult to understand.
    “I was present in both fights, I was in the dressing room, in both fights. Both Wilder and Fury dressing room.

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    “One was in California, the other one was in Nevada. In both cases, there were at least three inspectors in each dressing room.
    “I was there before and after the fight. And I saw the hand wraps, I saw them with the gloves.
    “At no moment, in either fight, I saw anything that would look suspicious whatsoever.”

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    Hatton hails ‘inspiration’ Tyson Fury for shedding ten stone and ‘turning life around’ after spiralling into depression

    RICKY HATTON has called Tyson Fury an “inspiration” for shedding ten stone and “turning his life around” after spiralling into depression.
    The Gypsy King, 31, saw his life unravel after beating Wladimir Klitschko to be crowned world heavyweight champion in 2015.

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    Ricky Hatton has piled praise on Tyson Fury for ‘turning his life around’

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    Tyson Fury is now heavyweight world champion after getting his life back on trackCredit: Reuters
    Fury’s weight ballooned to 28 stone and he missed two years of action as he battled mental health issues, alcoholism and recreational drug use.
    During his darkest hours, Fury admitted he contemplated committing suicide.
    And Hatton, 41, could not be more proud of what Fury has achieved in the past few years.
    Fury has come back to beat Deontay Wilder and be crowned world heavyweight champion – while helping the nation stay fit during the coronavirus lockdown.

    Speaking on The Gary Newbon Show, Hatton said: “We’re not on speed dial as they say but I’ve known him years.
    “You know I’ve seen him when he was going through his bad times, when he was ten stone overweight. He even beat ‘Ricky Fatton’. 
    “He was going through a really bad traumatic time and he used to say to me about making a comeback…
    “I used to think, personally, I’m not bothered about you coming back, Tyson – I’m more concerned about your health.

    “But never mind his health, he’s come back tenfold.  
    “To do what he’s done in the ring with the Wilder fights and after all his problems with all that.
    “He’s doing his own little thing for mental health and stuff like that.”
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    Hatton continued by saying Fury has not only turned his life around, he’s changed the public’s perception of him, too.
    Hitman – who was in Fury’s corner for his two fights with Wilder – added: “Years ago his reputation wasn’t the best.
    “He couldn’t open his mouth without upsetting someone.
    “I think now he’s on the straight and narrow and he’s doing what he’s doing, people are seeing the real Tyson Fury now.
    “It’s the Tyson Fury I knew always existed but nobody respected a few years ago. Now they’re seeing the real man. 
    “From where he’s come from to what he’s done, he’s an inspiration.

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    “Just to have him train in my gym and all my novice professionals being able to stand and watch him from a distance and watch how he prepares, how he’s training, how he’s turned his life around…
    “It’s been really, really inspiring. He’s a very special human being, Tyson. He really is, honestly. 
    “I feel very proud to know Tyson because I’ve seen him at the bad days and I’ve seen him come back to where he’s got.
    “That last Wilder fight when he was just on such a different level. From where he’s come from, it was just incredible.”

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