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Tyson Fury Loses Driver’s License, Jailed for Weekend

by David P. Greisman

Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury not only had his driver’s license revoked for two months, but he also spent this past weekend in jail in Scotland due to a case of speeding dating back to last November, according to BBC News.

Fury had pleaded guilty to the charge through a letter. But the judge wanted him to appear in court due to there being enough points on Fury’s license that it could be suspended. Fury didn’t show, and so the judge issued a bench warrant for his arrest.

Fury’s father said it was his fault.

“There had been a change of address and, as his manager, I am responsible for dealing with matters like that and hadn't picked up his mail,” John Fury was quoted as saying.

The 26-year-old is 24-0 with 18 KOs, is coming off an eighth-round technical knockout of Christian Hammer, and is mandatory challenger to one of the three world titles held by heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -Scott.Weiland- on 06-17-2015

[QUOTE=StudentOfDaGame;15794381]Not the type of distraction you want when you're on the verge of creating history.[/QUOTE] David Haye beat him to distinction of loudest idiot to fail so gracelessly. their isnt no history being made here.

Comment by -Scott.Weiland- on 06-17-2015

[QUOTE=kafkod;15793678]I've heard the same thing applies to guys who make comments about the size of other men's penises. :)[/QUOTE] Was I the one who began debating his acorn ? I merely remarked, it isn't surprising he has a small one…

Comment by StudentOfDaGame on 06-17-2015

Not the type of distraction you want when you're on the verge of creating history.

Comment by micky1971 on 06-17-2015

no no mr pikey (snr), in this country its the responsibility of the driver to update his address details with the DVLA not "the manager" THICK CUNT. LOL BUT, then again...pikeys are a law unto themselves and get away with…

Comment by Cen fath? on 06-16-2015

[QUOTE=Eastcoast;15793302][IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/37150/Image6.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE] I like how he stands up on his toes to compensate for her heels...

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