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Here is what the new heavyweight boxing champion thinks about LGBT people

Michelle O'Toole November 30, 2015

Tyson Fury was crowned the new WBA, IBF & WBO heavyweight champion after defeating Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday.

He also believes that gay people will bring about the apocalypse.

“There are only three things that need to be accomplished before the devil comes home,” he told the Mail on Sunday last month.

“One of them is homosexuality being legal in countries, one of them is abortion and the other one’s paedophile.”

He then went on to speculate on whether paedophilia will be legalised.

“Who would have thought in the 50s and 60s that those first two would be legalised?

“When I say paedophiles can be made legal, that sounds like crazy talk doesn’t it?

“But back in the 50s and early 60s, for them first two to be made legal would have been looked on as a crazy man again.”

Back in 2013 he was fined by £3000 by the British Boxing Board of Control for calling Lennox Lewis “100% homosexual” in a twitter spat.

Unrelated to his past homophobic outbursts, he also arrived at a press conference dressed as Batman for no apparent reason.

Wladimir Klitschko, who was defeated by Fury this weekend, has told the Telegraph that he believes the Tyson Fury “…definitely has some screws loose in his mind,” but that he ultimately respects him as a boxer.

Shadow Cabinet minister Chris Bryant has blasted the new champion, saying Fury’s “foul homophobia” leads to young gay suicides.

More: Boxing, Chris Bryant, Homophobia, Tyson Fury, WBO

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