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Cutman Capetillo Reveals Tyson Fury's Generous Gesture During Pandemic

Cutman Jorge Capetillo has revealed that WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has been more than generous during the coronavirus pandemic.

Capetillo was working Fury's corner last September, when the unbeaten boxer kept his record intact with a decision win over Otto Wallin in Las Vegas.

But there were very tense moments, as Fury sustained two severe cuts from punches - and Capetillo did everything in his power to keep the cuts under control - as the entire corner feared the contest would get stopped by the ringside doctor, which in turn would have made Wallin a TKO winner.

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According to Capetillo, Fury reached out during the pandemic and sent money to keep the cutman and his family afloat financially.

Most scheduled boxing events were canceled from March to June, which left Capetillo with very little income as even his gym was closed down due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

"He is still very grateful," Capetillo told Sky Sports. "When he knew we were locked down because of COVID-19 and my gym was closed, he texted me and said: 'Is there anything I can do to help?'

"He is still taking care of me. He sent me money. I was supposed to be with Jessie Vargas in New York on March 14 but the fight was cancelled and I came home with empty pockets. I was scared, I didn't know what to do.

"He knew Jessie's fight was cancelled. He asked about my family and what he could do. He said: 'I'll sort out some money for your family so you can be good'. Such generosity for me and my family. He is a great man, so humble. He had the time to ask how I was doing with my family during this crisis."

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Dasmius Shinobi on 07-09-2020

[QUOTE=1hourRun;20647792]The Gypsy-Bum Tyson Fury, gave 'Stitch' Duran, Jorge's job for potentially the most lucrative fight in Capetillo's career -- despite Jorge saving Fury's ass from getting stopped by Otto Wallin. Tyson, also fired good friend Ben Davidson just before the…

Comment by Dasmius Shinobi on 07-09-2020

This is a gesture that all of us have to respect. Thank you for Tyson Fury humbleness, Capetillo and his family are holding well. As a human being, this act of humbleness is beautiful and I don't care whatever races,…

Comment by budfr on 07-09-2020

Great guy Tyson Fury.....helping other members of the boxing world and society.

Comment by Beercules on 07-09-2020

[QUOTE=LoadedWraps;20648846]Nice avi :boxing:[/QUOTE] Best team in history :boxing:

Comment by Rockybigblower on 07-09-2020

Keeping him on the payroll. Good thing for when he joins up with Kinahan post retirement. You never know when ur gonna need a doc to close up a bullet wound on the down low so having one on the…

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