Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fury Legal Fight Could Bankrupt Agency

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fury Legal Fight Could Bankrupt Agency

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TYSON Fury's legal fight against UK Anti-Doping could lead to the organisation going bankrupt.

The Manchester boxer tested positive for a banned substance back in June 2016, but has strongly challenged the results from the offset, saying it came from eating uncastrated wild boar.

His hearing is still yet to be heard, meaning that Fury has not fought since defeating Wladimir Klitschko for the world heavyweight titles in Germany back in November 2015. UKAD now reportedly fear that if Fury is cleared, he will sue them for loss of earnings. The 29-year-old is said have earned up to £5m for his last fight, while UKAD have an annual budget of around £8m. It means that if Fury is successful with legal proceedings, it could potentially lead to UKAD being made insolvent. …

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