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Tyson Fury Pays £1.5 Million To Settle Lawsuit With Mick Hennessy

According to a report by The Sun, WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has agreed to pay £1.5 million to settle a breach of contract lawsuit with former promoter Mick Hennessy.

Fury, 31-years-old, made his debut on a Hennessy card in 2008 and fought under his banner until 2015 - when Fury shocked the world that November to defeat Wladimir Klitschko for the IBF, WBO, WBA, IBO world titles.

But then Fury was out of the ring for more than two years, as he battled issues with depression and recreational drugs.

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When Fury finally returned in 2018, he signed a promotional deal with Frank Warren. And the following year Fury would sign a very lucrative co-promotional deal with Top Rank.

Hennessy filed a lawsuit against Fury, claiming that he breached the terms of their promotional deal.

A few days before the case was heading to court, they reached an agreement.

A source told the paper: “Both Tyson and Mick thought they were in the right. Mick brought legal action and Tyson decided it was easier to settle rather than go through a drawn-out legal battle. Both are happy they are now able to move on.”

In his book Behind The Mask, Fury said he no longer spoke to Hennessy, and admitting “it’s very sad”.

Fury is scheduled to face Deontay Wilder in a trilogy fight, targeted for a date of July 18th. Last month at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Fury dropped Wilder twice and stopped him in the seventh round to capture the WBC world title. Wilder exercised his right to an immediate rematch clause, to force a third fight.

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Comment by EDDIE SPERM on 03-28-2020

Now donate what u promised during Wilder pt 1 you gypsy scumbag !

Comment by lion33lit on 03-27-2020

[QUOTE=Rusty Tromboni;20476151]I really hope your dad's not dead or serving a life sentence because you're at a formative age and it would be nice if he'd re-enter your life right now. Keep you from continuing down the path he took.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by lion33lit on 03-27-2020

[QUOTE=Squared.Circle;20479946]BAAAAAHAHAAHA are you 12? You started your reply by rewording what I already said and turning it back on me like you just used what little intellect you have to muster it up LOL Smarty pants over there. Wit level…

Comment by Squared.Circle on 03-25-2020

[QUOTE=lion33lit;20479340]I'm sorry, I forgot, your love for Fury is deep & wide. Your idol has you emotional. Is there a medic close by? Take a seat and wait for Fury to post his next video. Todays lesson: how to tape…

Comment by lion33lit on 03-24-2020

[QUOTE=Squared.Circle;20476599]Because your oh so intelligent idol (Wilder), has never hit anybody in the back of the head? Never hit anybody with the inside of his glove/palm? Never pushed a fighter off with his forearm/elbow? Never pushed his hand through a…

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