Tyson Fury’s dad says he had 'an argument' with his son over offer of a £500,000 Rolls Royce

Tyson tricked his dad into going to the Rolls- Royce dealership with him
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Tyson Fury’s dad has revealed that he turned down his son’s offer to buy him a Rolls-Royce because he preferred his old VW Golf. John Fury, 58, said the Gypsy King, 35, tricked him into going to a dealership with him, saying that the car was for his wife Paris.

John said: “I see the price. It’s a £500,000 car. I said, ‘She doesn’t need that to do the school run.’ We had a little bit of an argument and [Tyson] said, ‘No dad, it’s yours. You are driving a 30-year-old car around.’”

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According to The Mirror, he followed this by saying that the flashy car was not his style. “It’s not me; I’m not a poser, and I don’t want to try to be in anybody’s face. I don’t want to make people jealous. I love my VW; it’s got memories from when I was a young man.”

Tyson Fury with father John Fury.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)Tyson Fury with father John Fury.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Tyson Fury with father John Fury. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

John also revealed that the car dealer near Manchester told him nobody had ever turned down a Rolls-Royce Phantom II before. But while he refused to accept Tyson’s gift, he admitted that he was choked up by his son’s generosity. He added: “But give me a cheese sandwich, a cup of tea and put me a western on and I’m away.”

Outside of Tyson’s gift attempt, the boxer is currently still searching for his next opponent. Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk are among those to have been mentioned as possible opponents.

However, Oleksandr has now been ordered to fight mandatory challenger Daniel Dubois, with Anthony also chasing an opponent to go up against in August, leaving it unclear who Tyson Fury will face next. 

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Earlier this month, Tyson hit out at Oleksandr for "running" from their undisputed super-fight. The pair were on track to meet in the heavyweight division's first ever four-belt unification bout - however, talks broke down amid a row over finances for the potential rematch, leaving both men to go their separate ways.

Oleksandr, 36, has since signed with Saudi Arabia's Skill Challenge Entertainment, and the Gypsy King has  accused his rival of thinking only about the money. He said on Foxify Trade Twitter Spaces: "I would love to fight Usyk for the undisputed titles.

"But at the minute Usyk is running like a cheater, he is running so fast, he can't get away from me quick enough. The only reason this fight hasn't happened is Usyk wants more bags, he wants more money."

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