Watch What Happened When Someone Called Tyson Fury Fat on Television

Published 11/14/2021, 5:03 AM EST
Boxing – Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder – WBC Heavyweight Title – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. – October 9, 2021 Tyson Fury celebrates with the belts after winning the fight against Deontay Wilder REUTERS/Steve Marcus


WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is at the peak of boxing at this stage. However, a few years back, he was struggling to remain in shape, both mentally and physically. Following his win against Wladimir Klitschko, ‘The Gypsy King’ entered one of the hardest phases of his career.

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Dealing with overweight and personal issues, Fury hung his gloves for a brief period. However, he returned soon and regained his top-tier position in the sport. Nevertheless, several people have mocked Tyson Fury regarding his troubled times.

Well, ‘The Gypsy King’ doesn’t appear to mind any of it. On being called ‘fat’ on television, Tyson Fury laughed it off and took it sportingly. Here’s a look at his reaction.

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When labeled fat by the host, Fury responded, “Jimmy you ain’t going the right way. The hairline just start to put on, I am going to knock it straight off yeah.”

“What he had face re-construction? He is gonna need it twice.”

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Despite looking bulky, Tyson Fury has never lost a fight. Instead, he has beaten men who seemed bigger and fitter than him.

The latest win came against Deontay Wilder, where Fury knocked out his American rival in round 11 to defend the WBC title. Having secured two wins in a row against Wilder, Fury may retire soon. However, we still haven’t seen the last of ‘The Gypsy King’.

Tyson Fury is on a curse of a major transition

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A few weeks back, John Fury explained to BT Sport that his son Tyson Fury may retire soon. However, the WBC title around his waist shall demand a lot more from Fury. Per reports, Tyson Fury was given a 30-day time period after his win against Wilder to seal a deal with Oleksandr Usyk for the unification fight.

HYDE, ENGLAND – JULY 31: Tyson Fury trains during a media workout at Hatton Health & Fitness on July 31, 2018 in Hyde, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

As we are way past 20 days and Usyk is looking to rematch Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury shall face his WBC mandatory Dillian Whyte next. The fight is not officially announced, but the current conditions validate Fury vs Whyte to be a potential clash ahead.

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Will ‘The Gypsy King’ fight ‘The Body Snatcher‘? Or will he retire?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. Combining his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports, he has earned a combined 3000 plus bylines over the last two years.

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