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Tyson Fury reveals newborn baby daughter is in ICU and asks for prayers

“Please keep baby Athena in your prayers. Paris is doing great. God bless.”

WBC heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury. Photo: Bradley Collyer/PA Wire

Neasa Cumiskey

Tyson Fury has revealed that his newborn baby daughter is in intensive care.

The boxer and his wife Paris welcomed their sixth child, baby Athena, in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Taking to Instagram today, the Gypsy King asked his followers to pray for his little girl as she waits to be discharged from ICU.

He wrote: “Massive thanks for all the messages and support. The baby is in a stable position and doing well - hopefully she comes out of ICU today.

Tyson's post

“Please keep baby Athena in your prayers. Paris is doing great. God bless.”

Before that, the 32-year-old announced that his wife had given birth with a social media post, writing: “Please can everyone pray for my baby girl who was born this morning. Athena Fury born 8/8/21. Thanks. God is great.”

Tyson and Paris are also parents to five other children: Venezuela (10), Prince John James (8), Prince Tyson Fury II (4), Valencia Amber (3), and Prince Adonis Amaziah (1).

The couple announced that they were expecting their sixth child together earlier this year, with the boxer sharing the happy news on boxing correspondent Gareth A Davies’ YouTube series.

Back in February, he said: “Paris is pregnant again and the Lord has blessed us definitely with another child and I'm very thankful.

“Got a beautiful wife, beautiful kids, they're all healthy. That's the most important thing, you know, your health and your family.

“Nothing else really matters. Your job, your money, your wealth, your career, none of that really matters because you can get another job, you can start snooker or you can go make more money.

“It doesn't really matter but the one thing you can't get back is your family. You can't get back time lost and that's the crazy thing about it all.”

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