WATCH: BBC presenter turns the air blue as he explains why Tyson Fury can't win SPOTY 6 years ago

WATCH: BBC presenter turns the air blue as he explains why Tyson Fury can't win SPOTY

It seems there's been more written about Tyson Fury's BBC Sports Personality of the Year award nomination than his heavyweight title win.

A petition demanding that the Mancunian boxer is removed from the list has drawn in excess of 50,000 signatures.

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Discussing the matter on a latenight newspaper review on BBC News, Clive Myrie delivered his frank assessment on the matter.

"It's after the watershed," he notes, glancing at his watch. "You cannot be a d*ckhead and win Sports Personality."

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Although his comments were indeed after the watershed, seeing someone in a BBC newsroom utter the term "d*ckhead" was a bit of a surprise.

Nevertheless, his straight talking went down well on Twitter.

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