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British Boxing Board of Control will consider revoking Tyson Fury's license

Amidst all the drama surrounding heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, the BBBoC say they will take action for Fury's failed drug test.

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BBBoC general secretary Robert Smith says to governing body will meet next week and that Tyson Fury will be on their agenda. After Fury twice cancelled scheduled rematches with Wladimir Klitschko, cited mental illness, tested positive for cocaine, and publicly railed against the BBBoC for corruption, the BBBoC will consider revoking Fury's boxing license.

"The meeting won't be for Tyson Fury alone. We have a meeting on October 12. All of Mr Fury's recent issues will be discussed at that point, after which we'll see what we're going to do."

The WBA, WBO, and IBO are reportedly all waiting to see what the BBBoC will do with regards to Fury before taking their own action.

"We deal with the licence, so in theory, if we were to suspend him they would have no choice but to strip him because he can't defend them, can he?"

Speaking specifically on Tyson Fury testing positive for cocaine, Smith says that the governing body cannot ignore Fury's illicit activities while saying that they will address the issue accordingly.

"Mr (Ricky) Hatton (for similar in 2010) had his licence withdrawn, and had a hearing. You can't just take a man's licence away, without taking the proper procedures, if we decide that's the right thing to do."

As I've previously mentioned, all of these issues are really secondary to the serious issues Tyson Fury is currently dealing with. Sure, he'll likely be stripped of his titles and suspended from boxing, but that's really nothing compared to a man whose life is currently hanging in the balance.

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