BLOCKED ‘Let the man fight’ – Tyson Fury reacts as BBBofC refuse to sanction Daniel Dubois vs Lucas Browne due to Australian’s age

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The British Boxing Board of Control have refused to sanction Daniel Dubois’ proposed next fight against Lucas Browne.

The highly rated power punching young heavyweight contender KOd America’s Trevor Bryan last time out to win the WBA ‘regular’ heavyweight belt.

When he was unbeaten six years ago, this belt belonged to Browne.

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However, he was stripped following a positive drugs test.

Since then, he has suffered knockout losses at the hands of Dillian Whyte, Dave Allen and Paul Gallen.

Remarkably in his last fight in June though, the 43-year-old bounced back with a shock KO win over Junior Fa.

Despite this victory, the BBBofC have ruled that he is not eligible to face Dubois and many fans appear to agree with this decision.

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One man who disagrees though is WBC heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury.

Fury shared Browne’s rant video on the subject on his own Instagram story on Thursday and captioned it: “Let the man fight. Luis Ortiz is 55 and Bernard Hopkins was 50. 43 is only a pup.”

In the video, the Australian gave his version of events.

Browne said: “So here I am, finally getting great news about possibly fighting.

“I’ve agreed, Daniel wants the fight. Fighting for a WBA title again.

“Finally getting a chance to fight again for the WBA ‘regular’ title.

“And all I hear now is that the British Boxing Board of Control won’t sanction the fight because I’m too old.

“So regardless of the fact I started boxing at 32, was a champ at 36 with no amateur experience, have come off two great knockout wins.

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“Junior Fa, knocked out in round one. I’m currently holding an IBF and a WBA regional title and a top 15 world ranking with the WBA, but I’m apparently too old.

“So you finally get the greatest news ever, that you can fight for a title and some board somewhere says, ‘Oh no, he’s 43, he’s too old, we’re not gonna sanction it.’

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“How sad is that? Wow. It’s not like I’ve been beat round the head my whole career, I’ve got three losses in total.

“How does this work? How exactly does this work?…

“The guy from Australia gets f***ed over again.

“That’s the problem with boxing, it’s money and politics. If you don’t have the money and politics to back it up, you get f***ed over.

“That’s been my entire career unfortunately. My entire career I have been f***ed over by everyone in boxing

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