Tyson Fury free to return to boxing after agreeing deal with UKAD

Tyson Fury is free to return to the ring. Picture: PA
Tyson Fury is free to return to the ring. Picture: PA
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Tyson Fury is free to resume his boxing career after a compromise on his positive test for the banned steroid nandrolone was found with UK Anti-Doping.

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The former world heavyweight champion has been cleared to fight again immediately, subject to receiving a licence, after getting a two-year ban which has been backdated to December 2015.

“In recognition of the respective counter-arguments and the risks inherent in the dispute resolution process, each side has accepted a compromise of its position,” a statement released by UKAD read.