World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury says he has been taking cocaine to help cope with depression.
Furia, 28, said she has suffered mental health problems for years and has not trained since May
“I’ve been out drinking, Monday through Friday to Sunday, and cocaine use,” the British fighter told Rolling Stone magazine.
“I can not deal with it and the only thing that helps me is when I get drunk out of my mind.”
He added: “They say I have a version of bipolar I’m a manic depressive I just hope someone kills me before I kill you…”
it comes a day after the fury claimed in social networks have withdrawn from the sport, before retracting the comment, saying it was a joke.
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Clash of Ukraine beat Wladimir Klitschko last November to win the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO. It was the first defeat of 40-year-old Klitschko since 2004.
The rematch was canceled in July – with Furia citing injuries – and the fight rescheduled for Oct. 29 at the Manchester Arena
However, it has also been canceled and your uncle and trainer Peter Furia Furia said he does not expect to see his nephew in the ring again until 2017.
Fury, who is from the travel community, told Rolling Stone that he had been the victim of a “witch hunt” after his victory over Klitschko, saying he had even away from the restaurants with his family because of their heritage .
He said :. “I’m the heavyweight champion of the world weight and told me, ‘I’m sorry mate, you can not enter, no travelers allows them’
“I loved boxing when he was a child. I do not like boxing now.”
Fury faces a doping hearing UK in November for alleged doping violation after traces of a banned substance were allegedly found in a urine sample in June.
But he told the magazine he had taken cocaine only in recent months, once he had stopped training, and had never taken performance-enhancing drugs.
he said he also was treated for depression.