World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has vacated the WBO and WBA title belts after reportedly testing positive for cocaine in September.
Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times and BBC Sport reported the news Wednesday.
The 28-year-old had been scheduled to defend his titles against Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch of their Nov. 28, 2015, bout. However, Dan Rafael of ESPN.
Tyson Fury has this evening announced that he has voluntarily vacated his WBO, WBA and IBO World Heavyweight titles with immediate effect to fully focus on his medical treatment and recovery. Tyson defeated the then linear world cha...
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Tyson Fury has vacated his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles to focus on his recovery.
By Scott Gilfoid: Tyson Fury has revealed tonight that he’s vacated his WBA/WBO/IBO heavyweight titles so that other fighters can fight for the belts. Fury, 28, will now looking to get medical treatment [...] The post Tyson Fury vac...