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Tyson Fury confirms retirement in social media post

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury is one of the greatest boxers of all time. In a social media video, he announced that he is retired.

He previously announced that his April fight may have been his last. Then Friday’s social media post confirmed the end of his boxing career.

Tyson Fury flexes after weigh-ins for his Dillian Whyte fight (Photo by Tyson Fury/Instagram)

“I am very happy and contented to be retired,” Fury said in the clip. “It’s been a long time coming and I am so much enjoying my retirement.”

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Fury defeated Dillian Whyte in his final match. He knocked out Whyte in the sixth round of their April 23rd fight in the United Kingdom.

He walks away from the sport with a 32-0 record. He was the first man to defeat Deontay Wilder, who has not been the same since.

After a controversial first win by a split decision, Fury won via a TKO in the second bout as Wilder’s corner stoppages the fight. Then, Wilder blamed the loss on the custom that he wore to the ring.

In the third bout, Wilder was knocked out by Fury.

When he defeated Wladimir Klitschko in 2015, Fury shocked the sports world. Then, he battled some personal demons before coming back to the sport in 2018.

Will he be officially retired? Only time will tell.

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Combat Sports competitors have announced their retirement and then came back to compete. Will he be the next? We don’t know yet.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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