Despite Tyson Fury’s recent retirement controversy, his promoter Frank Warren promised his fans and followers that this would not happen. The retirement was announced by none other than Fury himself over social media. With many plans lined up for the boxing champion, the news came as a surprise to everyone.

Social media retirement

The 28-year old boxer seems to have a knack for controversy and unusual news.

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The announcement this week isn’t the first time he mentioned he would retire. Based on his social media post, Fury stated that he had reached the end.

The boxer also did the usual good bye speech coming from celebrities or sports stars who were leaving the industry. He thanked his fans for their overwhelming support. He also mentioned that he appreciated all the trust and love bestowed upon him throughout his career.

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He hoped his fans enjoyed following his career as much as he enjoyed being part of the sport.

Fury also used the social media platform Twitter and posted a photo of himself with the caption, “Enjoying my retirement.” With all these first-hand declarations from the British boxer, fans and critics seriously wondered if there was any truth to it. Social media was, likewise, full of feedback wondering what is happening.

It’s a “no”

Warren, Fury’s ever reliable supporter and promoter, told reporters that Fury would continue his career. He said that he had a talk with the boxer’s trainer and his uncle Peter Fury about the controversial social media posts. They all concluded that Fury is getting back on track and will win his titles back.

Fury was one of the upcoming boxers these past years. In August of last year, he was ranked the sixth best pound for pound boxer in the world according to BoxRec. In a career changing match, he beat Russian Wladimir Klitschko and earned the unified WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO champion titles.

Fury’s troubles

All these uncertainties and seemingly rushed announcements most likely relate to the 2016 fiasco revolving around the young athlete. First, his previous titles were removed from his name when he failed to follow the mandatory match schedules due to a major conflict. Second, news spread that he would undergo medical investigations.

The UK Anti Doping Committee (UKAD) filed a case against the boxer for his alleged use of illegal substances.

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He and his cousin Hughie Fury tested positive for the drug “nandrolone two years ago. Hughie Fury is a cousin of the boxer and a heavy weight boxer as well.

Fury’s camp is waiting for the schedule of their new hearing date. They are all eager to put the complaints and investigation behind them.

Still has fight in his heart

According to Warren, their battle against the UKAD is still ongoing. He said that Fury will continue to defend his innocence.

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He guaranteed that Fury would be back in the ring soon enough. The sports manager and promoter also shared that the boxer still has so many fights to win.

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