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Tyson Fury in desperate hospital dash after family emergency sees him miss training

BOXER Tyson Fury had to take a break from training for his big fight next week after his mother fell ill.

The heavyweight boxing champ, 34, went to be at her bedside after mum Amber was taken to hospital.

Tyson Fury, due to fight Derek Chisora next Saturday, rushed to be at his mum Amber’s bedside after she was taken to hospital
The Gypsy King has taken a break from training but ‘will return as soon as possible’

He is said to have headed to Manchester after leaving his training camp at his gym in Lancaster, where he is preparing for next Saturday’s fight against Derek Chisora.

A source said: “Tyson was really worried when he heard his mum wasn’t well. They’re really close and he just wanted to be with her.

“It’s all been a bit of a whirlwind but he’s determined he’ll be able to fight next week. After making sure she’s OK, he will return to training as soon as possible.

“His fans mean everything to him and he doesn’t want to let them down.”

Fury is now thought to be back at his training camp and is determined to fight Chisora at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

But even without the health scare, it is unlikely Amber would have watched the Gypsy King’s bout.

Fury said: “She has never been to one of my boxing fights, amateur or professional, and never been in the public eye.

“She’s a private person. I don’t think it means anything to my mum. She doesn’t care if I’m world champion or not, as long as I’m healthy and happy.

“That is the only thing that means anything to her.

“She doesn’t want to be anything that she isn’t already and that is what she has been all her life and brought up to be.”

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