Why is Tyson Fury banned from entering the US? Former 'Love Island' star Tommy Fury confirms news
Speculation links Tyson Fury to the Irish mob boss Daniel Kinahan after his brother Tommy Fury confirms news of travel ban
WASHINGTON, DC: The boxing heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury has been banned from entering the US. This news has been confirmed by his brother Tommy Fury when he appeared in an interview with 'MMA Fighting on SBN' podcast while talking about how he would like to challenge Jake Paul to a stadium in the UK. There have been speculations that the possible reason behind this ban could be Tyson Fury and his family's links to the Irish mob boss Daniel Kinahan, who is also an Irish boxing promoter.
Daniel Kinahan has been under suspicion of being a crime boss and has been sanctioned by the US to the point that any information leading to the arrest or conviction of the three members of the Kinahan family, which includes Daniel Kinahan, his father Christy Kinahan and his brother Christy Kinahan Jr, has a reward of up to $5 million by the US Treasury.
The ban that has been imposed on the WBC champion, Tyson Fury, has limited his bouts to being held in the UK or the Middle East. His last match in the States happened in October 2021 for his trilogy meeting with Deontay Wilder. Tommy confirmed the US entry travel ban on him and his brother as he said, "Me and Tyson just can't get into America at the minute and that's the way it is."
When Tommy Fury was questioned directly about the Irish crime boss's speculations, he said that his legal team is looking into it. He further explained that he cannot tell exactly how long will the situation take to get resolved but it might be a long time. "I don't know (what's happening), that's what I pay my lawyers for and my legal team every day, they're sorting it and I said please get this resolved as soon as possible and that's where I've left it at the moment."
He told the podcast host, "I'm hoping it gets resolved asap because I want to come to America not just for boxing and of course for the big one to get this fight over the line but if it doesn't get resolved for a long time I can't speak on that on how long this is going to take… But let's say it's a long time, let's get it on over here. I'll fight that man wherever, I'm not bothered. I am ready to go."
Talking about the claims of the Irish boxing promoter Kinahan who is suspected of running a global organized crime group, Tommy said he could not interfere in any other person's business. "That's none of my business and I don't interfere with anybody else's business," he said.
As reported by Daily Mail, Tyson was photographed with Kinahan who had been sanctioned by the US. However, about his involvement in criminal activities, he said, "Because I had my picture taken with a man it doesn't make me a criminal. I'm just a boxer. There could be a criminal in this building." indicating that he is being wrongly suspected.