WATCH: Tyson Fury Working Out in Freezing Temperatures to Stay in Shape

Published 01/09/2021, 12:00 PM EST
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)


Tyson Fury is one of the biggest names in boxing right now. The man with the WBC and The Ring Heavyweight titles is considered to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. We last saw him in action when he dispatched Deontay Wilder to win the aforementioned belts in one of the most exciting matchups of 2020.

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However, Fury is now headed towards a fight against Anthony Joshua. He needs to stay in the best shape that he can before a fight of that magnitude, and that seems to be exactly what he is doing.

In a video posted to his Instagram. Fury showed that he was running in the cold and warned boxers that are trying to catch him slipping.

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“Freezing, freezing cold. Get out running and get that first thing in the morning work. Get it. Positivity for January. Get it guys. Nice little 5-mile run in the freezing cold, as you can tell. Freezing cold. But you know what? There’s no days off. Because these heavyweights are trying to catch me slipping like they could have 5 years ago. Not anymore though.”

Tyson Fury: Training for a super-fight?

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Tyson Fury is presumably preparing for a matchup with WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua. This fight will allow the Heavyweight titles to be unified once again.

DUESSELDORF, GERMANY – NOVEMBER 28: Tyson Fury celebrates with belts as he defeats Wladimir Klitschko to become new World Heavyweight Champion after the IBF IBO WBA WBO Heavyweight World Championship contest at Esprit-Arena on November 28, 2015 in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Joshua and Fury have had a long road to this fight, which may still not happen. They are represented by different people, but know that a fight between them would be a guaranteed payday for everyone involved. Not only would this be the biggest fight on the island both men are from, but it may also be one of the biggest fights in boxing.

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Fury is still undefeated in his career and would like to stay undefeated. For that, he needs to keep staying a step ahead of the competition. Running in the January cold may be one way to do that.

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Ishaan Bhattacharya

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Ishaan Bhattacharya is an NBA, NCAA Basketball, and Combat Sports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently, Ishaan is pursuing a Post Graduate Degree in Journalism from Xavier's Institute of Communication. Previously, Ishaan has written for The Indian Express, The Quint, Sportskeeda, and WrestleClub.

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