“I Was Dying” – Tyson Fury Sends an Eye-Opening Message to His Followers

Published 08/08/2021, 10:00 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 01: Tyson Fury reacts after fighting to a draw with Deontay Wilder during the WBC Heavyweight Championship at Staples Center on December 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)


Tyson Fury ranks among the prime heavyweight faces of the new boxing era. With his sheer brilliance, Fury has resurrected his spot at the top and he now sits with the WBC heavyweight strap to his name. Also, his prime breakthrough came in the past few years, when he locked horns with the highly intimidating Deontay Wilder.

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Prior to facing Wilder for the first time in 2018, Fury battled some serious mental battles, which began around 2015. He took a long layoff from the sport after beating Wladimir Klitschko and nobody expected him to come out in action again.

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Recently, he shared a picture on his Twitter handle, wherein he’s seen posing with all his belts after the Klitschko fight. He wrote a powerful caption for this image to lure one and all. “never judge someone by there exterior look. i looked on top of the world but inside i was dying.”

Fury gained an extensive amount of weight while he was suffering from depression, but he defied all the odds when he decided to lace up the boxing gloves again. ‘The Gypsy King’ piled on to the top by hammering all of his opponents, and later he cracked a fight with Wilder.

This was his biggest ever fight that held gigantic responsibilities to make or break his career. That said, Fury fared exuberantly well in this clash and went till the last round against ‘The Bronze Bomber’.

He even had his moments in this fight and with the performance, he put, ‘The Gypsy King’ inspired everyone from the core.

Tyson Fury smothered Deontay Wilder to become the heavyweight king again

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In February 2020, Fury faced Deontay Wilder once again to settle on one true winner. In this fight, he viciously dropped Wilder multiple times and battered him to the pulp.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 22: Tyson Fury knocks down Deontay Wilder in the fifth round during their Heavyweight bout for Wilder’s WBC and Fury’s lineal heavyweight title on February 22, 2020 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Continuing his assault, Fury finally finished Wilder in round 7, thus giving the latter his first career loss. With this win, the Brit showcased the world how comebacks are supposed to be made.

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Moreover, any mental illness patient who watched him fight got a zeal to go out and shine. Thus capitalizing on the opportunity in hand.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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