Trump says he might invite boxer Tyson Fury - who has a long history of homophobic, racist, and anti-Semitic comments - to the White House following his recent win

Tyson Fury, left, and Donald Trump, right.

One of the world's best boxers might get an invite to the White House after his heavyweight championship win over the weekend, but the celebrated fighter has a history of making homophobic, racist, and anti-Semitic comments that date back years.

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he was considering inviting British boxer Tyson Fury to the White House alongside the opponent he beat on Saturday, Deontay Wilder.

"It was really very exciting," Trump told reporters. "Maybe we have to bring them both to the White House - I don't know - because that was really a good one. I think we'll do that."

Fury, 31, won the World Boxing Council (WBC) Heavyweight title at MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday night in less than 20 minutes in front of a shocked audience.

The controversial boxer had been carried into the fight on a throne, licked blood off Wilder's neck mid-fight, and sang "America Pie" to a cheering crowd after his big win.

But Fury's championship title also reminded viewers of his history of making sexist, homophobic, racist, and anti-Semitic comments.

In 2013, Fury said he would "hang" his sister if she was promiscuous.

In 2015, he compared being gay to pedophilia and said such behavior would "lead to the apocalypse," according to Pink News.

"There are only three things that need to be accomplished before the devil comes home. One of them is homosexuality being legal in countries, one of them is abortion, and the other one is pedophilia."

In 2016, Fury made comments appearing to support bestiality and made anti-Semitic comments about Jewish influence

"Everyone just do what you can, listen to the government follow everybody like sheep, be brainwashed by all the Zionist, Jewish people who own all the banks, all the papers, all the TV stations," he said.

In another remark from the same year, Fury said he believed "a woman's best place is in the kitchen and on her back," according to The Independent.

Fury has offered apologies over his remarks in the past, and once told SportsView that he hoped to hold himself "to the highest possible standard," though he has continued making such comments since.

"I said some things which may have hurt some people, which as a Christian man is not something I would ever want to do. Though it is not an excuse, sometimes the heightened media scrutiny has caused me to act out in public," he said in the interview, according to The Independent.

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