The 62-year-old Maloney believes Fury is now a role model for young people and should therefore be more careful about sharing his beliefs in public. "If the BBC keeps him on the list, then all sports people will think, 'We can say what we like and we'll still be selected,'" said Maloney. … [Read more...] about Kellie Maloney: ‘Tyson Fury a monster who’s crossed the line’
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Jones admitted there were "certain things" that Fury "would have been better off not saying," but added: "All boxers want to be controversial. It gains publicity. But often what he says is twisted to be something unpleasant. … [Read more...] about Tyson Fury: Has boxing’s ‘Gypsy King’ been victimized because of heritage?
Jones added: "Dad thought Lennox Lewis was brilliant... he waxed nostalgic about Henry Cooper, wished Big Frank [Bruno] was the full package and would have had a lot to say about [Anthony] Joshua. I'd have loved to know what he made of Fury. Missed having that 7 round phone call last night." … [Read more...] about David Bowie’s Son Duncan Jones Reminisces on His Love of Boxing, Wonders What His Father Would Make of Tyson Fury
“There was no racism whatsoever in this fight and there shouldn’t be,” remarked Gordon. “Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder are close friends and I think down the road they’re going to be best friends. I know both of them and I must tell you I don’t think there’s a racist bone in either guy’s body — in either guy’s camp — and that’s one of the reasons I love this sport, because I don’t see [racism].” … [Read more...] about Randy Gordon: Boxing Shows How Far America Has Come on Race
He added, "As I walk away from the sport of boxing today, I leave at the top of your glorious mountain, which was always my vision and my dream. I did it. We did it." … [Read more...] about Andre Ward Retires from Boxing, ‘My Body Can’t Take It Anymore’