Tyson Fury Reveals the Real Reason Behind His Fearlessness

Published 04/16/2021, 1:31 AM EDT
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)


Thanks to his awkward style and incredible skill, Tyson Fury is one of the best boxers in the world. Moreover, the WBC heavyweight champion has never shied away from a challenge, and thus, has become a two-time world champion in the sport.

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As Fury now prepares to face another stern challenge, the undefeated champion has given fans an insight into his elite mentality. ‘The Gypsy King’ has revealed the real reason behind his fearlessness inside and outside the ring.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 22: Tyson Fury celebrates his win by TKO in the seventh round against Deontay Wilder in the 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)

The 30-0-1 boxer took to his Twitter to explain the reason behind his courage. Fury shared a video of him displaying incredible speed and movement and captioned the video with a bible verse, coincidently from the book of Joshua.

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The caption read, “Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage; be not affrighted, neither be thou dismayed: for Jehovah thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.” 

This verse explains why Fury fears no man in the world and is something he has reiterated on multiple occasions.

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When has Tyson Fury been fearless in his career?

These comments from the WBC champion showed he is a religious person. Moreover, this is not the first time he has displayed it. After he became the first man to beat Deontay Wilder, ‘The Gypsy King’ thanked God for the victory. 

The two-time heavyweight champion first showed his bravery when he took on heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko in his own backyard and beat him. Subsequently, he faced Deontay Wilder within two bouts of his return to the sport and drew.

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The undefeated Brit did not leave it at a draw and came back to knock out Deontay Wilder in the rematch to become the heavyweight champion for the second time. Thus, this showed the elite mentality of the ‘The Gypsy King’.

Fans now know why Fury is so fearless with facing any fighter in the world. Moreover, it explains why Anthony Joshua does not intimidate the undefeated fighter.

What do you make of this post from Tyson Fury? Do you think this helps him in his fights?

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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