What Time Is the Fury Apocalypse?

By Robert Ecksel on October 1, 2016
What Time Is the Fury Apocalypse?
Despite his old school customs and way of thinking, Fury has some explaining to do.

We don’t want to jump to conclusions. Fair is fair, innocent until proven guilty, it might have been something Fury ate…

Heavyweight champion of the world Tyson Fury needs to have his head examined. With his WBA/WBO/Ring Magazine heavyweight belts in jeopardy after having been declared “mentally unfit” to fight Klitschko a second time on October 29, the big man with the big persona and ambition may also be a big hypocrite.

ESPN has reported that Fury tested positive for cocaine after failing a random Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) urine test conducted on September 22, in the run up to the fight with Klitschko.

A letter from VADA president Dr. Margaret Goodman sent to Fury and published by ESPN reads, “This letter is to advise you that the ‘A’ sample urine specimen number 4006253 collected from Tyson Fury on September 22, 2016 in Lancaster, England through his participation in the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) program has been analyzed for anabolic agents, diuretics, beta-2 agonists, stimulants and drugs of abuse. The results of the analysis are as follows: Adverse. Urine specimen contains benzoylecgonine (cocaine).

“Mr. Fury has the right to promptly request analysis of the ‘B’ sample at his expense.”

Fury took the news in stride. He posted a photo of his head photoshopped onto Al Pacino’s body in one of the actor’s signature roles. Scarface/Fury looks calculating, scowling and sinister on the cusp of conquering the world, while playing peek-a-boo behind a mountain range of blow.

There’s a hash tag beneath the photo. It reads: #Tysonmontana

We don’t want to jump to conclusions. Fair is fair, innocent until proven guilty, it might have been something Fury ate. Granted, he has no more need for the establishment and the tripe they espouse than he has for those who don’t find him fascinating. But the handful of us who consider the heavyweight title sacred, and not a big red rubber ball for a child, think Fury is an embarrassment. His saga, somewhat matter of fact and routine, is less about “severe depression” than about having too much of a good time to remain heavyweight champion of the world.

Despite his old school customs, his old school ways, his old school way of thinking, Fury has some explaining to do. He imagines he’s a traditionalist, upholder of the old verities, a knight in shining armor placed on God’s earth to save mankind from itself. But there’s something of the anarchic punk rocker—the screw you, take it in the eye, take in the arse—attitude in the soon to be former champion. Fury’s outsider status is genuine. He’s no more fraudulent than Johnny Rotten. He is who he appears to be, with or without cocaine.

I admire his rambunctiousness, the endearing yet threatening idiot savant that yearns to be patted on the head, as if his head could be reached. Were it not for boxing and what he achieved and appears to have thrown away, Fury would be of middling interest.

Boxing deserves better. We’ve come a long way from Gene Tunney. We’ve come a long way from Wladimir Klitschko. Klitschko’s manager, Bernd Bönte, upon hearing the cocaine allegation, told ESPN, “I think Fury is probably the most unworthy heavyweight champion in history, not only because of this situation but because of the whole package of his sexist comments, his anti-Semitic comments and his homophobic comments.”

Once upon a time, boxing in faraway Regency England was called the “noble art”; a bit of poetic license, perhaps, but for good reason. What is more poetic, not to say more noble and artful, than one man beating another senseless? Some consider it barbaric, beyond the pale.

But the romance of boxing endures, warts and all, with or without Tyson Fury.

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  1. non_prophet 07:40am, 10/04/2016

    Irish Frankie.  You sound hopelessly demented.  Wish you had recovered from your idiot’s haze in time to realize that this is a boxing forum, not a racist claptrap along the order of the sites you typically peruse. 

    “Walking Dead?”  Can your dog whistle become any more transparent?  I can imagine you holed up in some bunker—trusty musket in one hand, tiny dick in the other—shivering in your brookies over the impending doom foist upon you by your mythical “Walking Dead.” 

    Meanwhile, your “statistics are tripe”....product of a the type of paranoid racist’s fantasies idiots like you require to uphold a snotty world view. 

    Chew on this, Irish Frankie:  The “Walking Dead” will be around long after you have been laid to rest.  The sooner the better.

  2. Eric 05:55am, 10/04/2016

    Koolz..“There are no accidents there are no coincidences.” Totally right my brother. All the 411 is right at ones fingertips if they are only willing to do a little research. One merely has to do a search on the Kalergi Plan or Richar Coudenhove Kalergi, or the infamous Youtube video of Barbara Spectre stating Europe can no longer be “monolithic” and that it must embrace multiculturalism. Only a complete moron would think that this refugee crisis is not being completely orchestrated. All this rigmarole has been well planned out for decades, including these current wars to destabilize the Middle East which create the “refugee problem.” Ex-Marine, Ken O’Keefe has his own channel and seems to really know his sh*t about the Middle East conflict. Another Middle Eastern expert, Michael Scheuer, has put out some excellent books and interviews.

  3. Eric 01:25pm, 10/03/2016

    Pete The Sneak….Nice one brother. teehee. Clearly FAKE ERIC is a deeply disturbed individual. Anyone who takes joy out of the misfortune of others is a turd in my book.

  4. Pete The Sneak 11:56am, 10/03/2016

    Hey Real Eric, as I was reading Fake Eric’s Post, I thought about a funny thing I read on one of the social media pages this morning. It said “The real meaning of the word Disappointment is when you run dead smack into a wall while having a full erection and end up breaking your nose.’..lol…As for Mr. Fury, well I just don’t know anymore to be honest, but I agree with Eric (real Eric) that he needs to get his act together and soon. As for Wlad, I too think he’s been a great champion, albeit not the most exciting…Peace.

  5. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 11:35am, 10/03/2016

    Back in the Forties when someone got jumped they said he got “Japped” and all through the years when someone got screwed they said he got “Greeked”. It’s all Greek to me. The fact that George Soros is alive and well is proof positive that God just doesn’t give a shit. BTW in the time of Christ the whole of Israel was in a frenzy looking here, looking there for the Messiah to deliver them. Not to worry there were more “Messiahs” than you could shake a stick at running around trying to get that job.  Let’s hope that the Christians picked the right one.

  6. Eric 05:16am, 10/03/2016

    Meant Greece and not “Greek.” Oops.

  7. Eric 05:12am, 10/03/2016

    FAKE ERIC brings up a good point albeit in a hate-filled manner. How can anyone take joy in the suffering of others. Anywho, Greek and Europe should look to Iceland. Iceland was struggling but then decided to jail some globalist bankers and PRESTO. Everything is back and prospering. If things work out, I think I could very well move to Iceland. Nearly ZERO crime there, beautiful ladies, and friendly people. VIKING POWER!!!

  8. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 04:53am, 10/03/2016

    Koolz-Same referee, Victor Loughlin for Eubank/Blackwell and Evans/Towell….RIP Mike Towell.

  9. Eric 05:43pm, 10/02/2016

    Gotta admit though. Sure love Wlad’s physique. I mean the guy is the Ukrainian version of an Adonis. Buff built and bad ass. Can’t figure out why he gets it on with Hayden Panatiere when he could have me do his bidding. Rough me up, I don’t care. Gotta admit he turns me on. Tee hee. No way the heavyweight champion today could be a Greek. Greece has turned into a third world country for white people. Tee hee. Half of ‘em are starving.

  10. Eric 04:54pm, 10/02/2016

    Lookie. FAKE ERIC is back. Notice it knows all of the drugs for curing ED. teehee. Self-reflecting again, little one? I live in this guy’s head rent free. haha. Back to bidness. Believe it or not, Wlad is more frustrated than FAKE ERIC. Wlad was an all time great and a fine champ, and he deserves better, Fury needs to get his act together or retire already.

  11. Eric 04:32pm, 10/02/2016

    I like drugs myself. Not PEDs mind you. I’m thinking about the one’s that help my organ. No, not Steinway. Lil’ Roscoe, you know? It was getting to the point that I couldn’t even salute internet porn anymore. You know those erectile dysfunction commercials that tell you “seek medical attention for an erection lasting longer than 4 hours”? 4 hours?? Hell, I couldn’t even raise the flag pole for 2 minutes. And Viagra wasn’t doing it. So what I do now is I take a double dose of Viagra, Cialis and Levitra. I grind them up in a mortar and pestle with a little garlic and parsley, then spread them on Melba toast. PRESTO! Now the lil’ log can stand erect for 30, 45, sometimes even 60 seconds. I’ve thought about mixing the stuff with cocaine myself, but wouldn’t want to end up in the emerg if the chubby stayed plump for over 4 minutes.

  12. Koolz 03:25pm, 10/02/2016

    three things:
    Common Core
    Soros Open Society Foundation
    Esoteric of Walking Dead(Movie World War Z)
    There are no accidents there are no coincidences.
    Conscience is the higher power contacting you.

  13. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 10:17am, 10/02/2016

    If you take measures and defend yourself against the Walking Dead, you end up in court where the Walking Dead’s family will menace you in the hallways. If there are Walking Dead on the jury, off you go to prison where the Walking Dead will be there waiting for you!

  14. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 10:02am, 10/02/2016

    2,500,000 white Americans murdered, raped, robbed and assaulted each year in this country by the Walking Dead. 125,000,000 violent crimes perpetrated by the Walking Dead on white Americans from 1964 to the present, including 1,500,000 rapes and 250,000 murders. They used to do these deeds under cover of darkness, now they roam about freely in broad daylight. Worst of all 54,000,000 babies of all races murdered by the Walking Dead since 1973.

  15. Eric 09:01am, 10/02/2016

    Irish…“What the hell is that?” Ask Hillary, Rachael Madcow, or any other leftst elitist. Dese leftist nutz seem to know what everyone is thinking or what makes them tick, so I just go to them for the 411. hehe.

  16. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 08:28am, 10/02/2016

    Alt Right?! What the hell is that?! Just a bunch of horse shit misdirection and deflection! Bottom line…..the overarching problem in the world today is the scourge of the Walking Dead. There are billions of these ghouls on the prowl and they have infested our schools of learning and our newsrooms. They have even found their way into the Halls of Congress, the Supreme Court and may God preserve and protect us the Oval Office. There is no living with them and only one way to deal with the Walking Dead.

  17. Eric 07:54am, 10/02/2016

    Hmmmm, Klitschko’s manager might want to come clean with the public about Wlad’s drug use. I gotz a sawbuck that sez Wlad is no stranger to PEDs. Too bad we don’t have some type of truth serum to test whether or not an athlete has used PEDs. Could find out simply by asking the athlete whether he used or not. Steroids have been around since the late ‘30’s and you just know that some athletes were aware of these drugs long ago. Mickey Mantle had a helluva physique for someone who drank like a fish, and had the lifestyle of a lightweight Keef Richards.

  18. Eric 06:14am, 10/02/2016

    “Old school way of thinking” has become the new way of thinking. Witness the rise of the Alt-Right which is made up of many in their 20-30’s with a sprinkling of old farts like me. And no Hillary, Milo & Breitbart aren’t Alt-Right, not even close. I think Fury is playing the sports media, and he has knows full well that he has no intention of ever boxing again. Back to the Gypsy life again.

  19. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 06:52pm, 10/01/2016

    Wladimir returned the favor in only one of his three TKO losses….he moved on. I doubt if he’s overly concerned about not getting another shot at Fury. He’ll be moving on again, racking up some more KOs and collecting some more titles then retiring and that will be that.

  20. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 06:41pm, 10/01/2016

    Petrov looked like King Kong for about four rounds…..he’ll have to do that for the full twelve with Linares.

  21. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 05:41pm, 10/01/2016

    One minute you’re lazing around in the womb suckin’ your thumb….the next you’re down the chute and some hideous monster is crushing your skull and dismembering you!

  22. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 05:31pm, 10/01/2016

    Doesn’t matter one twit that Dimitrenko had a bad case of weakness of the knees. Plain and simple, Parker fouled him with that kidney punch when Dimi was clearly down. If it wasn’t for his nose problem Fury would whip Parker’s ass to a frazzle.

  23. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 03:59pm, 10/01/2016

    Every time it rains it rains sweet marijuana,
    Don’t you know each cloud contains cocaine from Heaven,
    You’ll find your fortune fallin’ all over town,
    Make sure that your umbrella is upside down.

  24. Eric 03:00pm, 10/01/2016

    If your day is done and when you wanna run, cocaine
    If you got bad news, you wanna kick them blues, cocaine

  25. Irish Frankie Crawford Beat Saijo aka Gimpel 01:35pm, 10/01/2016

    Thank goodness it wasn’t Meth. Here’s the irony of it all….why do people who are batshit crazy to begin with, have the nerve to take drugs or alcohol? Years ago I knew a girl who was Schizo and you could find her night after night in the bar stewed to the gills arguing with herself. I had a couple of exciting threesomes with her….no need to call anyone else mind you, just her and yours truly.

  26. Koolz 01:28pm, 10/01/2016

    VADA, WADA completely corrupt.
    WADA already exposed for lying about all athletes and allowing all the top UK, USA, Athletes to get by using banned substances.
    Fact:  “once Fury mentioned about Protocols of Zion all hell broke lose.”
    If you think Fury was doing Cocaine well I have an Island in the Bahamas I am willing to sell you.

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