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Tyson Fury's Whopping Final Purse Revealed After Securing Huge Winner's Bonus Against Dillian Whyte

Nasir Jabbar

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Tyson Fury's Whopping Final Purse Revealed After Securing Huge Winner's Bonus Against Dillian Whyte

​Tyson Fury's final purse for his fight against Dillian Whyte has been revealed and includes a massive winner's bonus. 

​Fury knocked Whyte out in the sixth round of their world heavyweight clash at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

He defended his WBC crown in stunning style, with his victory earning him an extra wad of cash on top of his base purse. 

Image: PA
Image: PA

The self-proclaimed 'Gypsy King' pocketed a whopping $33.6 million (£26.2 million) for his homecoming bout. 

​He was guaranteed $29.5 million​ (£23 million) and received a cool $4.1 million (£3.2 million) winner's bonus.

As for Whyte, he earned $7.4 million (£5.8 million) - with the final purse split standing at 82/18 in the defending champion's favour. 

Fury hinted at retirement following his 32nd victory of his legendary career. 

And speaking in his post-fight press conference, the 33-year-old explained why he won't be lured out of retirement by money.

"Every good dog has its day," he said. ​

"And I know Frank (Warren) will be unhappy about that. And Top Rank, there's a lot of money to be earned.

"But, for me, I come from f**k all, I come from nothing. It's never been about money, I'm not a money person.

"I drive around in a 07 Passat on 56-point diesel. I don't care, I don't care what I've got."

Fury added: "It's never been about money with me. I know a lot of people with money, big money - but none of them are happy.

"Not one of them. And I know money can't make happiness. It's not even been about belts with me, it's not been about legacies.

"It's not been about anything apart from punching a motherf**king face in on the night.

"That's all it's ever been about, excuse the language.

"All I ever want to do is win, money aside. Money is beautiful, it's great. It's great to be paid for what you do."

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Tyson Fury, Dillian Whyte, Boxing

Nasir Jabbar
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