WATCH: Tyson Fury Attacks Taxi Driver in France

Published 05/19/2022, 9:30 AM EDT

Two-time world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury recently defended his throne in a sensational showdown against Dillian Whyte. Meanwhile, a ‘seemingly’ drunk Fury was seen trying to fight a taxi driver in France.

The Gypsy King‘ is currently in France on a holiday with his family. In a video, Fury was seen staggering toward a cab. Moreover, his father John Fury was seen helping him keep his balance. Fury then tries to open the back door of a cab, while the driver was having an argument with his acquaintances.


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The irked driver refuses service and drives away. This in turn enrages Fury, who proceeds to chase the car and even tries to kick the vehicle. However, he is held back and stopped from doing the same by his father.

The following morning, Fury posted a video of himself on an early morning jog with his father. The duo mentioned that they were back in the groove. Fury even mentioned that the duo had one too many strong beers the previous night.

In fact, Fury’s father chimed in by saying that it was the strongest beer he’s ever consumed.

An extravagant retirement with Tyson Fury

Fury sure knows how to enjoy a life of retirement. Moreover, the champ is currently vacationing in the French Riviera with his family.


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Fury and his wife, Paris Fury, were seen taking Cote D’Azure by storm and were even seen dancing with locals outside a restaurant.


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Moreover, the champ loves to relax in style. Fury is said to have rented a fully decked superyacht in Cannes for his family and himself. It is reported that the yacht costs a whopping USD 22,476 per day to rent.

The yacht boasts an outdoor jacuzzi and super luxurious interiors. In fact, the yacht can be considered a 150 ft high-end mansion on the water.


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Joshua Ben Joseph

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Joshua Ben Joseph is a Boxing writer for EssentiallySports. He started his career as an editorial cartoonist and holds a BFA degree with a specialization in Animated Filmmaking and Screenwriting from AISFM, Hyderabad. An avid lover of boxing history, Joshua believes his writing extends his lifelong adoration for combat sports.

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