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16th Dec 2015

Tyson Fury kisses gay man in Lancashire pub and changes his opinion


Tyson Fury divides opinion like few other sportsmen.

The controversial boxer’s historic victory over Wladimir Klitschko to win the world heavyweight championship rocketed his profile to a whole new stratosphere, and with it brought far greater scrutiny.

Many have accused the 27-year-old of homophobia, an accusation that Fury vehemently denies.

But one new fan has changed his opinion of the boxer after a colourful encounter in a pub in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire.

The Sun report that Paul Cole confronted Fury and told him: “I can’t stand you”, in reference to the pugilist’s comments about gay people.

Fury told Cole he wasn’t homophobic and in the shop manager’s words “suddenly rubbed my beard and kissed me on both cheeks.”

“I’ve changed my mind about him. He’s a big friendly giant who’d float my boat if he was gay,” continued Cole.

Others will perhaps need more convincing.