Cousin Stabbed to death: Why did Tyson Fury demand that knife crime stop?

After revealing the passing of his cousin on Saturday night, Tyson Fury has opened up about his grief. The professional boxer, who is from Wythenshawe, used social media on Sunday to break the heartbreaking news.

Who is Tyson Fury?

Tyson Luke Fury is known as one of the best heavyweight boxers of this generation. He is not only a multi-time professional boxing Heavyweight Champion, but an accomplished amateur boxer as well. The most interesting fact about his boxing career is that he is yet to suffer a loss. Apart from his illustrious work in the boxing ring, Tyson Fury recently made it to the headlines for his involvement with WWE.

Tyson Fury has competed in 30 fights since making his professional boxing debut, 29 of which he won and one of which resulted in a draw. Fury is thus one of the very few active boxers who hasn’t suffered a loss in a ring battle. Additionally, he is rated as the top heavyweight boxer in the world by many prestigious media sites.

The 31-year-old Tyson Fury, also known as the Gypsy King, has a reported net worth of $40 million as a result of his lucrative boxing career. During his ten-year boxing career, he won the Heavyweight titles of the WBO, WBA (Super), IBF, IBO, WBC, and other illustrious associations.

Tyson Fury’s final match as a boxer, which ended in a unanimous decision after the 12th round, was against Otto Wallin.

Tyson Fury’s heartbreak after his cousin’s passing

Tyson Fury’s shared a post announcing death of cousin. Within minutes, the post amassed thousands of likes, with hundreds paying tribute to his cousin. He named him publicly as Rico Burton. In the image, which read ‘Stop Knife Crime’, Fury went on to call on the Government to increase sentencings for those involved in knife crime following reports his cousin had been stabbed. He added that life ‘is very precious’ and ‘can be taken away very quick’.

He wrote that his cousin had been ‘stabbed in the neck’ in the incident, before adding: “This is becoming ridiculous – idiots carry knives. This needs to stop.”

Knife crime has to be punished harsher as soon as possible by the UK government since it’s on the rise and you can’t appreciate how horrible it is until one of your own is hurt.

“Enjoy every minute since life is extremely valuable and can be snatched from you at any time. RICO BURTON, RIP. I pray that the Lord would give you a wonderful position in paradise. Until next time “.

How did Tyson Fury’s Cousin die?

Following the 3 a.m. attack outside a bar in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, on Sunday, Rico Burton, 31, passed away. A 17-year-old man was also attacked and is still being treated for serious injuries in the hospital. Police have detained a man, 21, after opening a murder investigation. After his cousin was fatally stabbed, Tyson Fury spoke out for an end to knife violence.

One fan wrote: “Seriously this needs to stop another life lost too soon, very sorry to and your family for your tragic loss x.” as the offers of support poured in from the public. Another writes that his compelling message ought to be heard by many people and says: You’re right; if you use a proper language, they might reconsider carrying a knife. Tyson, use your platform to make your voice known and advocate for a better future for our children.”

Cousin Stabbed to death: Why did Tyson Fury demand that knife crime stop?
Cousin Stabbed to death: Why did Tyson Fury demand that knife crime stop?

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After defeating Dillian Whyte in April, Fury established his retirement strategy. Just a few hours earlier, he declared his intention to change that strategy. The “Gypsy King” spent Saturday night watching Oleksandr Usyk’s dominant victory over Anthony Joshua in the heavyweight division.

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