Boxing news: Tyson Fury planning to donate his purse for Deontay Wilder fight to homeless

26 Nov

Tyson Fury is planning on helping the homeless with the money he will earn from fighting Deontay Wilder.

The Brit will reportedly earn around £8million from the WBC title bout in what will be his toughest fight after his time away from the ring.

The Gypsy King says he has no need for the money
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But Fury doesn’t have much use for it and is against leaving money for his kids.

“I’m going to give it to the poor and I’m going to build homes for the homeless,” he said.

“I don’t really have much use for it, I’m not interested in becoming a millionaire or a billionaire.

“I’m a boxer, not a businessman and I’ll probably go down the same route as every other boxer – skint at the end of it all.

“You can’t take it with you so I might as well do something with it and help out people who can’t help themselves.”

Fury has four children with his wife, Paris – Valencia Amber, Prince John James, Venezuela and Prince Tyson Fury II.

“I don’t believe in leaving money to kids. It’s bad for them. You see how all those spoiled rich kids who’ve inherited are in a mess.

“Kids need to earn their own money. Like I did. I’ve worked hard for every penny. Starting since I was eight washing cars. Then as the brusher upper, the idiot doing all the things you didn’t want to do yourself.”

Fury revealed money actually played a factor in getting this fight, but only as a means to “trick” Wilder into agreeing to face him.