News | Dec 09 2015

Tyson Fury stripped of IBF title

The heavyweight picture just became slightly more muddled
Tyson Fury comeback
Tyson-Fury  |  Action Images/Andrew Couldridge

SCARCELY a fortnight into his heavyweight championship reign, Tyson Fury has now been stripped of one of the three world title belts he won from Wladimir Klitschko on November 28.

Committed to a rematch with Klitschko, Fury would be unable to box the IBF title’s mandatory challenger, Vyacheslav Glazkov next. Removing the title from the Briton, the IBF has ordered that unbeaten Ukrainian Glazkov meet Charles Martin for the now vacant belt. The American is expected to withdraw from boxing Dominic Breazeale on December 12.

For more details on why Fury is being stripped read on HERE.

 

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