Tyson Fury will not discuss the sudden closing of MTK Global

Tyson Fury, world heavyweight champion, was already at full speed at a promotional event before the announcement that his temporary management company had been shut down abruptly.

Tyson Fury will not discuss the sudden closing of MTK Global

MTK Global's announcement came after a week of pressure following the U.S ambassador to Ireland Claire Cronin, , announced a $5 million reward for information that will lead either to the "financial ruin" of Kinahan crime gang members or their arrest and conviction. MTK Global blamed "unprecedented amounts of unfair scrutiny, criticism" on Daniel Kinahan, the founder of the company. Daniel Kinahan was named one of the heads.

The host at the top of the table was the only person to ask Fury and Dillian Whyte about their WBC titles during Wednesday's news conference.

The Associated Press attempted to interview Fury about MTK's closing but was unsuccessful. Fury posed for photos after the crowded event, where the media were never asked questions.

Fury was about to leave the room when he received a question from the Treasury Department asking if he would assist U.S. authorities with information that could lead to the conviction and arrest of Kinahan gang members.

Fury responded by raising his middle finger to images broadcasted by fight organizers.

Fury was once referred to on MTK's website as "the greatest heavyweight on the planet", but the Briton said that he broke off ties two years back. MTK has stopped operations, despite Kinahan's claims that he was not involved in the company's management since 2017.

"Since leading promoters now inform us that they will be cutting all ties to MTK and will not work with our fighters," MTK stated, "we have made the difficult decision at the end this month to cease operations."

Before the U.S. announcement last Wednesday, Kinahan was previously identified by the High Court of Dublin as a senior figure within organized crime, involved with international drug-trafficking operations, and firearm offenses.

Kinahan was photographed with Fury in Dubai in February and has tried to organize fights for Fury previously.

Fury stated that the man has been a big boxing fan for a long time. He said this after a Tuesday open workout. "There is no more relationship than there is."

Fury declined to answer Tuesday's question if he had ended all relations with Kinahan.

Fury stated, "That's not your business or anybody else's," Fury stated, "My business is mine, your business and that's all."

Fury has been controversial. A backdated two year doping ban was placed on Fury for having high levels of nandrolone found in urine samples taken after he fought in 2015. Fury had to apply again for his British boxing licence, which was also suspended due to separate instances of drug use.

Fury admitted Wednesday's "ups and Downs".

Fury stated, "A druggie, an addict, and all the rest of what I'm not ashamed of." It's part of me.

When more than 90,000. fight fans crowd into Wembley on Saturday, he can be certain of a supportive audience.

Fury stated, "I'm willing and able to do whatever it takes." "I am that fighter who will do whatever it takes to win. I will do anything to win, no matter what the cost. I don't fear taking risks. It's not something I haven't done in my entire life.


 

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