News | Jun 26 2016

Tyson Fury denies drug test allegations

Tyson Fury and his team 'baffled' by drug test claim
tyson-fury  |  Chris Roberts/Frank Warren

TYSON FURY, the WBO and WBA world heavyweight champion, has denied allegations that an irregularity arose in a drug test last year. An article in the Sunday Mirror claimed “unacceptable levels of nandrolone”, a prohibited substance, had been detected in a sample. The newspaper has not disclosed its source.

In a statement, Team Fury declared, “We are baffled by today’s story in the Sunday Mirror. Tyson Fury absolutely denies any allegation of doping. He looks forward to recovering from his injury and defending his titles against Wladimir Klitschko in October.”

UK Anti-Doping won’t discuss cases until any legal process has been completed.


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