British super heavyweight boxer Tyson fury refused titles of the world Boxing organization (WBO), world Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing organization (IBO) to focus fully on treatment and recovery.
“I think it would be right to leave the belt vacant and to give a chance to other candidates to fight for them. I won them in the ring, and think to give them too have in the ring. But now I can’t do that, so I made the difficult and emotional decision to officially resign from the title” – quoted decision fury’s press service, his promotion company Hennessysports.
Recall that in November last year, the 28-year-old Briton defeated Ukrainian Vladimir Klitschko became world champion in four versions: IBF, IBO, WBO and WBA. Later, the Briton was stripped of his title by the IBF for refusing to carry out his mandatory defense. Then the WBO threatened fury with deprivation of the title if he did not provide a compelling reason for postponing the planned fight-a rematch with Klitschko.
In September, two doping control fury does not know defeats on a professional ring (25 wins, 18 by knockout) showed the presence in its organism of traces of cocaine. The boxer admitted to consuming the drug.