“I Know That This Is My Savior” – Tyson Fury Details How Training and Staying in Shape Helped Save His Life

Published 09/14/2021, 1:00 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 25: Lineal Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury works out in front of Los Angeles media in advance of his highly anticipated WBC Heavyweight World Championship against undefeated WBC World Champion Deontay Wilder on December 1at Churchill Boxing Club on October 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images)


Tyson Fury has gone through a lot of ups and downs in his life. Especially after beating Wladimir Klitschko and becoming the WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO, and The Ring heavyweight champion of the world. Fury went into a slump and weighed 400 pounds at one point. He also battled a drinking addiction as well as a drug addiction.

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Tyson ‘The Gypsy King’ Fury revealed how working out and going to the gym everyday helps keep his mental health balanced and also describes what happens when he stops working out. “We have to have like a boundary in your life, everything works off, and for me it’s all around training. If I don’t train, I go from there to there really quickly, from to high to low in a flash.

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“Within a week, I’d be totally down, depressed, and within two weeks I’d be suicidal without training. After having the experience of this for years and years and years, I know that this is my savior. Like coming in the gym, training, being around other positive people and spreading positivity.

“A lot of time being down and negative in me life, and I’ve been in a dark place for long long periods of time and for me to come here and train and get fit and get and get paid to stay in shape, I’m absolutely living me best life.”

Tyson Fury, with the help of his trainer Kristian Blacklock, has been putting in extra hours at the gym, preparing himself for his trilogy fight against Deontay ‘The Bronze Bomber’ Wilder. And Fury predicts that the bout will not go past the seventh round and that he will knock Wilder out.

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After watching the previous two encounters between the two heavyweights, former Olympic gold medalist and two-time heavyweight world champion, George Foreman, believes the trilogy fight will be the best. George Foreman feels both the fighters still have some surprises for each other.

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Foreman also replied to a fan on Twitter, who asked him about his thoughts on the Fury vs Wilder fight. Foreman expects it to be a fiercely contested scrap.

The two heavyweights will step into the ring on October 9 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Who do you think will get their hand raised on October 9?

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Combat Sports Author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in English Literature. Allan is a semi-professional football player for Diego Juniors FC.

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