Fans Slam Tyson Fury for £8 Million Donation Promise He Made 3 Years Ago

Published 10/19/2021, 1:06 AM EDT
Boxing – Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder – WBC Heavyweight Title – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. – October 9, 2021 Tyson Fury reacts after being knocked down by Deontay Wilder REUTERS/Steve Marcus


The Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder trilogy was one of the greatest boxing trilogies. Both Fury and Wilder earned a lot of fame and fortune from all three fights. After their first fight back in 2018, Fury said that he would donate his entire fight purse to charity.

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Even though the news is three years old, fans want to know whether Fury made the donation. Hence, nearly three years later, fans are questioning whether or not Fury actually made the donation. While many have claimed that he did not go through with that donation, ‘The Gypsy King’ has stated in quite a few interviews that he did go through with it.

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Fury, however, is a generous man and has donated to many charities in the past. Recently, he donated and raised money for the kids’ foundation that helped save his daughter’s life.

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Did Tyson Fury make the donation? 

Reports suggest that Tyson Fury did indeed donate his entire fight purse to charity. Back in 2018, Fury was the challenger, and he traveled around Los Angeles to promote his fight. While touring, the number of homeless people he saw stunned him. Hence, he wanted to do something about it.

Speaking to the LA Fire Department, Fury vowed to donate his entire purse to charities in the UK to help build homes for alcohol and drug addicts. When he returned to the UK shortly after his fight, Fury told audience members in a meet and greet that he did donate his fight purse.

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“I did give away my last purse but I don’t do charity work for a pat on the back. I do it to help people but I do not want praise for it, I don’t want to be called a do-gooder. They think I’ve just come here to pick up a few quid.” Fury said.

“But I couldn’t care less about the money. I don’t have much use for it. I’m planning to give it all away to the poor and for building houses for the homeless. I will probably wind up like all the other boxers down the years, skint.”

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Allan fuses his love for literature and the sport of boxing to deliver quality copies about 'The Sweet Science.' Allan is a semi-professional soccer player for Diego Juniors FC.

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