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WBC SLAPS Tyson Fury with a deadline to relinquish the belt after the retirement announcement

WBC asked Tyson Fury to give a written statement regarding his retirement and comeback.

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Tyson Fury made his boxing retirement in April this year after defending his WBC title against Dillian Whyte. Even after his retirement, Fury has been in the headlines for his notorious announcements about a comeback. The fighter has made some shocking social media call-outs to several boxers such as Strongman athlete, Hafthor Bjornsson and Fury’s former rival Derek Chisora.

With announcements like this fans started to speculate more about Fury’s comeback. However, on his 34th birthday, the two-time heavyweight champion took to Twitter to reaffirm his retirement. He wrote :

“Massive thanks to everyone who had an input in my career…After long hard conversation Iv finally decided to walk away & on my 34th birthday I say Bon voyage.”

Fury also vacated The Ring Heavyweight titles but yet hasn’t vacated the WBC title. This has created problems for the upcoming heavyweight fight between Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk.

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The World Boxing Council will not comment on Tyson Fury’s retirement before August 26th

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After a long wait, The WBC has finally decided to take a step to make things clear with the WBC heavyweight title, Tyson Fury.

WBC recently released an official statement on their website in which they have made their plans clear. In the statement, it was mentioned that the WBC has started talking with Fury about his career and position as the heavyweight champion. The council has given Fury the last date of 26th August to provide a written paper regarding this matter. Before that, the organisation had no intention of giving any further updates or comments.
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“The WBC has been in communication with Tyson Fury and his promoters regarding his status as champion. WBC has set Friday Aug 26th, as the last day to receive official written confirmation from them. Our organisation will not comment further until then.”

The WBC doesn’t want to treat Fury in a wrong way, the organisation respects Fury and his achievements these past years. However, Fury must come up with a strong decision which will make things clear for other fighters.

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