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Boxing rival says he will bash Tyson Fury’s face over anti-gay comments

Joseph McCormick June 2, 2016

A rival to world champion boxer Tyson Fury has some harsh words in response to his comments comparing gay people to paedophiles and saying women should know their place.

Heavyweight boxing champ Tyson Fury was controversially nominated for the BBC’s Sports ‘Personality’ award last year – despite claiming that homosexuality and paedophilia will bring about the apocalypse.

The boxer has simultaneously stood by his comments and denied being homophobic – while also claiming that sex with children was legalised by a fictional ‘Gay Rights Act 1977‘.

Wladimir Klitschko, who previously told fury to “f**k off” at a press conference, made new comments suggesting Fury is a disgrace as the world heavyweight champion.

The Ukrainian challenger to Fury’s title made the comments at Manchester Arena at a head-to-head, and prior to a July 9 rematch.

Klitschko said: |I’m going to win… I’m going to bash his face in for all his anti-Semitic, sexist and homophobic comments, which he regularly likes to come out with.”

 

Fury did not respond to the comments about his anti-gay remarks, but laughed at previous comments, saying: “He’s finally got some bollocks from somewhere and swore.

“You got beat fair and square the first time in Germany on your own turf. You got whooped. You’re going to have to come 1,000 times better this time.

“You’re supposed to be a Hall of Fame fighter, but I think you’re a Hall of dog s**t fighter.

“The reason why you’ve got so many victories for 11 years, was because you never fought anyone with bollocks.”

BBC journalist Andy West was controversially suspended after posting on Facebook about the controversy, and later said he would not return to the BBC following the controversy.

West took to social media to express his concerns that the BBC “is hurting me and other gay people by celebrating someone who considers me no better than a paedophile”.

The Newsline journalist was quickly suspended, initially claiming that he was banned from making any further comments.

Fury is yet to apologise for his comments, despite claiming it was never his intention to “hurt anyone’s feelings.”

Shockingly, the boxer is yet to be held accountable for his behaviour in a professional capacity.

The police, the BBC and the boxing’s leading authority have all refused to punish the boxer, despite the obvious damage his language has caused.

More: Anti-gay, Boxing, homophobe, Tyson Fury, Wladimir Klitschko

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