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Fury Admits Board's Fine May Force Him To Quiet Down

By Nick Parkinson, courtesy of The Daily Star

Tyson Fury has been hit with a £3,000 fine and told to behave himself by boxing bosses upset by his Twitter outbursts.

The 6ft 9ins Morecambe heavyweight (left) says he is now Mr Nice Guy on Twitter – after regularly ranting and raving on the social media website.

The British Boxing Board of Control has told Fury to KO his foul-mouthed tirades – online and on air – as the unbeaten star edges closer to a crack at world ­No.1 Wladimir Klitschko.

Fury, 24, is due to leave for America this week in preparation for his April 20 US debut against Yank Steve ­Cunningham at the Madison Square Garden Theatre.

He said: “I had to go in front of the board this week and got a £3,000 fine and was told to behave myself. If I do it again I’ll be in big trouble.

“People like outspoken people and I am outspoken – but when you are getting hit for three grand, it’s time to maybe quieten down a bit.

“The board has been more than lenient with me and it was a hefty fine that I will take on the chin.”

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by smellmycheese on 03-10-2013

[QUOTE=ROSS CALIFORNIA;13128906]That is bull sh*t!!! What kind of communist BS is that? I feel sorry for Fury having to be born into a country like that.[/QUOTE] When I went to your city I saw a large underclass of homeless, helpless…

Comment by Arthur Daley on 03-10-2013

[QUOTE=Sparked_26;13128901]That is a big fine. When you consider FIFA charge Italian Clubs about £8,000 for racist chanting. Wonder if this money goes towards paying for BBBoC's summer party. 'Free bar, Gents!'[/QUOTE] Not really. It's a disgrace that FIFA fine and…

Comment by techliam on 03-10-2013

[QUOTE=ROSS CALIFORNIA;13128906]That is bull sh*t!!! What kind of communist BS is that? I feel sorry for Fury having to be born into a country like that.[/QUOTE] Ya because the country has everything to do with it. What a dumb comment

Comment by Barn on 03-10-2013

noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

Comment by ROSS CALIFORNIA on 03-10-2013

That is bull sh*t!!! What kind of communist BS is that? I feel sorry for Fury having to be born into a country like that.

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