BBC presenter calls Tyson Fury a "d**khead" live on air

Outrage at World heavyweight champion's controversial public comments continues

BY Raf Diallo 15:11 Tuesday 8 December 2015, 15:11 8 Dec 2015

Given his public utterances, Tyson Fury's inclusion on the shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year has generated controversy. 

It has also led to a petition calling for him to be removed in the wake of comments deemed homophobic and sexist that he has made.

Last night, the BBC News Channel debated the controversy surrounding the newly-crowned world heavyweight boxing champion and prefacing that it was after the watershed, presenter Clive Myrie made the point that one "cannot be a dickhead and win the Sports Personality of the Year" with journalist Miranda Green agreeing with him.

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