A somewhat bizarre case could cost sværvægtsmesteren Tyson Fury career.
Back in 2015 he became world champion at all the major bokseforbund tested positive for the banned substance nandrolone, which he claimed he had in the body, after eating meat from non-castrated pigs.
In a lengthy lawsuit against the uk anti-doping agency, UKAD, testified a farmer for the benefit of Tyson Fury and said that he and his cousin Hughie Fury is quite true that had bought the meat of him, and that it could be the source of the positive sample.
the Same farmer, Martin Carefoot, should now, according to the newspaper the Mail on Sunday have withdrawn its testimony and instead assert that he was bribed with a 25,000 pounds - some 200,000 pounds of a member of the Furys follow to lie to UKAD.
A serious accusation, forcing UKAD to reopen the case, which can give Tyson Fury eight years of quarantine, in order to pervert the evidence. A judgment, which with high probability would therefore cost the 33-year-old englishman's career.
But quite as wrong, fat is not, if you ask Furys promoter Frank Warren. He has issued a statement condemning the Martin Carefoots version of the case:
'the Farmer who has made these insane charges, sent me a letter filled with errors in October. There he told me, in essence, that he had committed perjury by lying and signing statements under oath.'
'When I called him he asked for money. I asked him to flounder and contact UKAD. He then chose not to speak with UKAD, but instead with a newspaper.'
'How can anyone take the man seriously passes my understanding. Tyson has never in his life met this man. What a time nonsense. We leave this to UKAD and do not expect that it leads to more,' writes Warren, who compares the news with football's 'silly season'.
the Case ended in 2017 with the cost both boxers two years of quarantine, however, in practice, had already been serving.
Fury resumed his career in 2018 and is currently the WBC champion after the victory in February over Deontay Wilder. The two have already agreed to a third fight, scheduled to take place 18. July - if coronavirussen and UKAD will it.
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