Tyson Fury is one of the biggest names in the world of boxing. He made his in-ring debut at WWE Crown Jewel in 2019 and defeated Braun Strowman via count out. Tyson Fury’s ban from the US due to alleged mob ties sparked a brand-new conversation about the world champion boxer.
According to The Sun, Tyson Fury is losing millions of dollars from participation in the Royal Rumble and WrestleMania because he is not allowed into the United States due to his relationship with Daniel Kinahan, an accused Irish cartel head who is Fury’s friend and advisor.
There are thought to be roughly 600 people barred from entering the United States because of their ties to Kinahan, including hundreds of boxers. Tyson’s younger brother, Tommy Fury, was unable to enter the United States and thus missed out on a fight with Jake Paul earlier this year.
The report also said that Tyson Fury and WWE had events planned, and despite WWE’s efforts to employ legal means to bring Fury into the nation, he was unable to enter for the Royal Rumble and WrestleMania at this time. They pointed out that WWE could still utilize Fury in Saudi Arabia or the United Kingdom.
The Wrestling Observer Newsletter shed light on WWE’s current attitude about Tyson Fury being banned from the United States due to alleged mob ties.
The Sun reported a story that Tyson Fury is losing out on millions of dollars from appearances in the Royal Rumble and WrestleMania because he’s not been allowed into the U.S. due to his connection with Daniel Kinahan, an alleged Irish cartel boss who is Fury’s friend and advisor. There are believed to be about 600 people not allowed in the U.S. due to connections with Kinahan including hundreds in boxing.
The story noted that Tyson’s younger brother Tommy Fury couldn’t get in the U.S. and lost out on a fight with Jake Paul earlier this year. The Sun reported that Fury and WWE had events lined up and even with WWE trying to use its legal muscle to get Fury into the country, they weren’t able to get him in for the Rumble and Wrestle Mania at this point. They noted WWE could still use Fury in Saudi Arabia or the U.K.
According to one major WWE source, he could not say the story wasn’t true but noted it was not something talked about. It was noted that Fury was not willing to put people over or even look vulnerable, and if he were to be in the Rumble as a surprise, what would he do and how does it even make sense for him to do a quick Rumble cameo given the amount of money it would cost to use him.
Tyson Fury’s involvement on the road to WrestleMania could help move ticket and pay-per-view sales. If his immigration issues are solved, it will be interesting to see in what capacity he will be involved with WWE in the future. Stay tuned to Ringside News as we keep you updated on this story as it develops.
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