TYSON FURY has cancelled several planned appearances in Ireland amid anonymous threats of violence.
According to Journal.ie, organisers at the Helix in Dublin opted to cancel this week’s An Evening with Tyson Fury event after an anonymous call was made to the venue’s box office.
The call came from someone claiming that they were planning to attend the event on Wednesday, February 13th.
The anonymous caller threatened to turn the gig into a “repeat of the regency”.
Back in February 5th, 2016, 32-year-old David Byrne was shot dead by at least four masked men armed with AK-47s at the Regency Hotel in Whitehall, Dublin.
The incident occurred during the weigh-in for a boxing match between Jamie Kavanagh and Antonio Joao Bento.
Byrne was an associate of the Kinahan cartel with the incident occurring during a three-year feud between the Kinahans and fellow criminal organisation the Hutch Gang that led to the deaths of 20 people.
Due to circumstances beyond our control An Evening with Tyson Fury at Cork Opera House has been cancelled.
Our staff will be in touch with ticket holders to arrange a refund.
If you have any queries please contact us: 021 4270022.
We apologise for the obvious inconvenience. pic.twitter.com/Rpn5FJLo8f
— Cork Opera House (@CorkOperaHouse) February 5, 2019
A statement from the Helix read: “Due to unforeseen circumstances An Evening with Tyson Fury on Wednesday the 13th February at The Helix has been cancelled.
“Tickets purchased using a credit or debit card will be refunded in full.
“Cash refunds will be done by phone and The Helix Box Office will be in touch.”
Another show, which had been set to take place in Cork later this week, has also been cancelled.
Organisers cited "circumstances beyond our control" as the chief reason behind the cancellation.
The Journal.ie has confirmed that gardai are aware of the incidents and are continuing to monitor the situation.