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Tyson Fury says he will ban Tommy Fury and family from Deontay Wilder fight camp to avoid second Covid scare

, Tyson Fury says he will ban Tommy Fury and family from Deontay Wilder fight camp to avoid second Covid scare

TYSON FURY revealed he will ban his family from his next training camp to avoid a second coronavirus scare.

The WBC champion has been left devastated after his return to the ring on July 24 was cancelled after he tested positive for Covid-19.

Tommy Fury with older brother Tyson
Paris Fury with husband Tyson

It has seen his trilogy bout with Deontay Wilder, 35, pushed back to October 9, meaning it will be 19 months since they rematched in February 2020.

Fury, 32, believes he caught the virus from his sparring partners in Las Vegas and will now crack down on those coming in and out of his camp.

But it means his brothers, including Tommy, 22, and wife Paris will have to wait to see him due to the Gypsy King’s strict new measures.

He told the Daily Mail: “There were only ten of us on the team this time.

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“But when we go back into camp for a month in England and another month here I will cut us to just four full time.

“Me, my head trainer SugarHill Steward, his assistant Andy Lee and my old pal Tim who organises my life.

“We will strictly control the access for sparring partners and increase testing. No masseur. No fitness coach. No dietician.

“Even my two brothers will have to wait to join me until fight week here in Vegas. I’ve suffered enough frustration on this roller-coaster.


, Tyson Fury says he will ban Tommy Fury and family from Deontay Wilder fight camp to avoid second Covid scare

How Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder stack up ahead of the trilogy fight

“I don’t need more, any more than I would have risked anyone else’s health by coming early out of quarantine.”

Fury has endured a frustrating period since he beat Wilder to claim the WBC title.

They were contracted to a third bout, having also drawn in 2018, but amid the pandemic it was continuously postponed.

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Fury even tried to walk away from the rematch, believing their stipulation expired, to instead fight Anthony Joshua, 31, for the undisputed crown.

But after Wilder took his case to arbitration, he was awarded the verdict and in turn set up the trilogy bout.

Now, with the fight backdated further, Fury’s wait to face long-time rival AJ has also been further extended.

He said: “I couldn’t have been more ready for next Saturday. After that I’d have been just as ready to knock out Anthony Joshua in December.”


Conspiracies have emerged on Fury’s withdrawal, ranging from Eddie Hearn suggesting a lack of ticket sales to Wilder’s partner saying Fury was ‘buying time’.

But Fury hit back: “I’m the last person to blame.

“I don’t have a large entourage, unlike most world champions with all their ass-licking hangers on.

“Since coming back into full time camp I hadn’t been anywhere other than my new house here and the Top Rank gym. Nor had my team. 

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“The only people whose movements I couldn’t completely control were my sparring partners, who change.

“They came in and out of the bubble and everyone knows this town is full of Covid. I suspect we caught it from one of them.”

, Tyson Fury says he will ban Tommy Fury and family from Deontay Wilder fight camp to avoid second Covid scare

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