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Tyson Fury Takes Aim at Racist Twitter Attackers

By Carl Eldridge, courtesy of The Daily Star

TYSON FURY has come out punching in a bid to KO vile Twitter trolls taunting him in a sickening race hate campaign.

Heavyweight warrior Fury, 24, is fighting back after being left on the canvas by a tirade of foul-mouthed abuse aimed at his gypsy heritage.

English-born Fury, who is homing in on a world title shot after 20 straight wins, comes from a family of Irish travellers and has to cope with a daily barrage on the social networking site.

Now he has aimed a blow at the racially aggravated rants. He fumed: “Banter’s one thing when it is about boxing – but all this racial abuse is not called for. It would not be acceptable to any other race. So why do it?”

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jupiter Maximus on 12-24-2012

[QUOTE=cam89;12848797]Actually that's not true at all. You obviously know nothing of anthropology or genetics.[/QUOTE] Hes spot on. As a species there is only one extant representative of hominid. If you want to say races are sub-species of humans you might…

Comment by FlatLine on 12-24-2012

Fury tweeted out racist comments from his account several times before, there was even a boxing scene story about that situation during the Fury vs Johnson build up.. Fury claimed it was some relatives who were running the account while…

Comment by Jedi Vader on 12-24-2012

[QUOTE=MANIAC310;12848246]Glad Tyson Fury is standing up against Twitter racism... i'm sick of it. [B]Racism against Whites isn't frowned upon like it is against other races/ethnicities. It offends me how whites are treated by the media and boxing fans. [/B] Good…

Comment by MARKBNLV on 12-24-2012

I am in love with a girl who is gypsy and i will say they are the slime of the earth they will rob you kill your family for 500 dollars but considering what hitler did to them i understand.

Comment by Corelone on 12-24-2012

Getting it on Twitter is pretty bad, getting it in your face is worse. I'm pretty sure he's secure in his skin, so I don't feel as bad for him as I do for, let's say, American Indians. He has…

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