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article imageBritish boxing board likely to ban Tyson Fury for cocaine use

By Leo Reyes     Oct 5, 2016 in Sports
WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, The Ring, and lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is facing possible sanctions by boxing's sanctioning bodies and cancellation of boxing license by the British Boxing Board of Control for use of illegal drugs.
Fury, whose scheduled rematch against Wladimir Klitscho on Oct. 29 has been cancelled, admitted that he used cocaine but insisted it is none of other people's business.
Cocaine us is illegal in UK and with Fury's admission that he had used the drug could lead to the revocation of his boxing license. Fury was tested positive for cocaine use when he was tested a day before he withdrew from the Klitschko rematch. The British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) is set to meet on Oct. 12 to deliberate on the case.
Less than a week before the scheduled hearing, Tyson said his drug problem is personal and has nothing to do with his boxing license.
"I'm going through a lot of personal demons, trying to shake them off," said Tyson who sounds suicidal with his recent pronouncements. "This has got nothing to do with my fighting – what I'm going through right now is my personal life," he added.
In the same interview by Rolling Stone's Stayton Bonner Tyson sounded suicidal with his statements, saying he doesn't want to live anymore.
"I used to love boxing when I was a kid. It was my life. All the way through it was my life. You finally get to where you need to be and it becomes a big mess. And that's it. I hate boxing now. I wouldn't even go across the road to watch a world title fight," he said.
"That's what its done to me. I don't even want to wake up. I hope I die every day. And that's a bad thing to say when I've got three children and a lovely wife isn't it? But I don't want to live anymore. And if I could take me own life – and I wasn't a Christian – I'd take it in a second. I just hope someone kills me before I kill me self. I'll have to spend eternity in hell," he added.
Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) took boxing's center stage when he dethroned Wladimir Klitschko of his multiple world titles including the WBA (Super), WBO, IBO, The Ring and lineal heavyweight titles last year at the Esprit Arena in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The 28-year-old reigning heavyweight champion isn't clear on what specific remedy he is doing at this time to address his drug problem and depression. The one thing that is clear though is he needs help.
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