If there was ever a 'That was then, and this is now' moment, this is it. Tyson Fury has defied odds and made a remarkable transformation.
After putting in hard work and effort in the gym and also in his personal growth, the blood,sweat and tears have paid off.
Fury seriously means business and his look says it all.
The former WBA,WBO, IBF, IBO, The Ring, and lineal heavy weight champion posted a picture of himself looking sharp as ever and ready to rumble in the ring once again.
"The fury express coming soon, next stop, Staples Center, LA, WBC world heavyweight champion of the world," Fury tweeted on Friday, November 9.
He trains ahead of his highly anticipated fight against undefeated WBC World Champion Deontay Wilder, on Saturday, December 1.
Fury has shown just what discipline, a good team and having a dream can achieve.
The Gypsy King, as he fondly refers to himself, battled depression and overcame his own personal demon's to return to and prove to everyone he still had the fight in him.
He has cut down his overweight 400lb frame and is now as lean and as mean as ever.
Briefly.co.za learned that Fury's turmoils began back in 2015, just after he was at his prime having just been crowned heavyweight world champion.
Drama spilled over from the his private life straight into the ring affecting his performance and causing languish to both his professional and personal life.
Fury hit rock bottom battling his own demons after he was stripped of his heavyweight title and several others, and went as far as contemplating on ending his life.
Tuko.co.ke reports that however, he managed to rise from the ashes after a year of hard work and looks to be in tip top shape, if these photo of him right now are anything to go by.
The former heavyweight champions is a new man with an infectious positive air about him.
And Sport Bible has it that the 30-year-old now even believes helping people who endure the same problem as him, is his calling.
"Other than boxing, I think this is ,my calling - trying to help other people with the same problem. Trying to get it across that your are not a weak person, you are not a let down, you are not a failure," he said.
Fury said most people were struggling with mental illnesses and that it was no different from cancer.
"People won't laugh. It is an illness. Just like cancer. Just like every other illness out there. This is a real, real problem,"
He takes on Wilder at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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