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Why has Tommy Fury been refused entry to the United States? Jake Paul fight in chaos

TOMMY FURY’S fight with Jake Paul has been thrown into chaos with the Brit currently banned from the United States.

Fury, 23, revealed he had been denied entry into the country after being after stopped at Heathrow Airport.

Tommy Fury has revealed he has been banned from the US

The mouth-watering fight with YouTuber-turned-boxer Paul had been set to take place on August 6 at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York.

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Why is Tommy Fury banned from the US?

On June 28, 2022 on the week of the planned press conference in New York, Tommy Fury announced he had been denied entry into the United States.

Fury revealed on Instagram that his ESTA, which is needed to get into America, had been rejected.

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Fury said: “So I just want to come on here and set the record straight before anyone else tries to.

“Me and my team this morning arrived at Heathrow Airport ready for the press conference, ready to fly out.

“As soon as I entered the airport I got pulled to one side and I was told by a Homeland security officer that was there that my ESTA had been denied and I wasn’t able to travel to the USA for a reason that I apparently know.

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“I can stand here and say I’ve done absolutely nothing wrong and I have no clue why I am not allowed to travel to the USA.

“Like I say I’ve been training for a fight for this whole time, and that’s all I’ve been doing.”

Fury went on to insist he had “no clue” as to why he had been denied entry into the States.

But the former Love Island contestant vowed he was trying to resolve the matter.

He continued: “I have no clue why they would not allow me to travel today, and neither does any of my team or my lawyers.

“Now I’m having to go to Embassies and all this sort of stuff to try and resolve it, and I’m in the middle of training guys.

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“I don’t know why this has happened today it’s a massive shock to me and my whole team. Obviously it’s a matter that needs to be resolved, it’s government issues. You know it’s a lot bigger than the fight right now and I’m just trying to get it sorted.

“But I just wanted to let you all know where it was at.”

It comes amid rumours that his brother and heavyweight champ Tyson is banned from entering the US due to his links with Daniel Kinahan, who is wanted by the US government.

Most Valuable Promotions, who are promoting the show, said in a tweet: “Despite many assurances by Tommy Fury and his team that he was able to come to the U.S., and knowing that Tommy was in California just last month, we were surprised to learn that he had an issue at Heathrow airport on Monday.

“As a result of circumstances out of our control, the scheduled press conference for Wednesday at MSG has been postponed. We are working with our partners at SHOWTIME and Madison Square Garden and will share more information as soon as we are able.”

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