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Love Island star Tommy Fury's brother Tyson 'NOT going into villa'

Fans are wanting him to go in!

Tyson Fury is reportedly not going to the Love Island villa to see his brother Tommy Fury.

The heavyweight boxer has apparently declined an offer from ITV2 bosses to be part of the reality show's family day when the contestants' loved-ones come to see them ahead of the final as he didn't think it was the right thing for him to do as he's so busy with his sports career.

Tommy is the younger brother of Tyson (Credit: ITV2)

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A source told The Sun newspaper's Bizarre TV column: "Producers had been trying to secure him for the past few months and he politely avoided answering. But with family visits happening this week, Tyson had to tell them so they could make alternative plans. He felt it wouldn't work with his profile."

Ent Daily has contacted Love Island for comment.

Usually, it is the contestants' parents who come to the villa so they can meet the partners they have fallen for on the reality dating show.

Tommy - who fights at light-heavyweight - is hoping to follow in his sibling Tyson's footsteps and become a boxing world champion when he leaves the programme.

And recently dumped Islander Chris Taylor has revealed that Tommy - who is heading to the final with his girlfriend Molly-Mae Hague -sometimes boxes during his sleep.

Tyson apparently won't be entering the villa (Credit: Wenn)

He said: "One night I was sleeping next to Tommy and he started tapping me, doing boxing moves, it was funny."

Away from his sport, Tommy already has £100,000 in earnings set to enter his bank from personal appearances.

The 20-year-old pugilist is set to earn £5,000-an-hour for each club appearance he makes between now and New Year's Eve (31.012.19).

However, Tyson, 30, is "100 per cent" certain he will "return to boxing".

He told the Daily Star: "He will 100 per cent go back into boxing. It can only enhance his career, raise his profile, people will want to come and see him fight.

Tommy and Molly-Mae are coupled up (Credit: ITV2)

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"At first, I thought, you know what, when you're trying to be a boxer - as a young professional, he's had two professional fights - I thought he's a good looking lad and he might get carried away in being a TV reality star rather than being a fighting man, and it's the last thing he needs to do when he's trying to become a professional fighter.

"Then I thought about it and you know what, it can only enhance his career by getting more people to know him. He's been on the show and he's probably already got more of a following than if he would've had 40 professional fights, so I think it's a very good move what he's doing."

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