Tyson Fury pre-fight Zoom conference ducks questions over Daniel Kinahan

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  • Fury’s advisor sanctioned by US over alleged criminal activity
  • Questions on the story were excluded from conference call

Boxing’s embarrassing determination to avoid the unpalatable truth about its often tawdry business was laid bare on Thursday evening during a media conference call to publicise the world heavyweight title fight between Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium on 23 April.

Earlier this week the biggest boxing news story of the year broke when the US Treasury announced that they had imposed harsh sanctions against Daniel Kinahan, one of the most powerful men in the sport, who has acted as a confidante and adviser to Fury and many other leading fighters in Britain and the United States. The US government also warned all fighters and promoters who have worked with Kinahan to cut ties with him owing to his alleged leadership of a criminal cartel.

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Written by Donald McRae
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/apr/14/embarrassing-boxing-ignores-daniel-kinahan-questions-in-tyson-fury-dillian-whyte-buildup under the title “Tyson Fury pre-fight Zoom conference ducks questions over Daniel Kinahan”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.