News that no boxing fan wanted to hear has emerged this afternoon, as heavyweight champion of the world Tyson Fury has announced that the upcoming rematch with Wladimir Klitschko in Manchester on July 9th will be postponed. The fight has been building for a number of months now and this news comes with just a couple of weeks to go…
Pic: Tyson Fury Starting To Get In Shape Ahead Of Klitschko Rematch
A few weeks ago the heavyweight champion looked a little over weight, to be fair, but in a short space of time to his credit – he’s starting to transform back into fighting shape.
Concerns had existed around Tyson’s physical condition ahead of his upcoming rematch with former champion Wladimir Klitschko, but a picture posted by Fury today clearly shows he’s taking things deadly serious:
— #Gypsyking (@Tyson_Fury) May 30, 2016
Tyson Fury (25-0-18KO) will take on Klitschko on July 9th at the Manchester Arena where he will bid to make the first defence of the titles he won last November.
Outside of boxing, Tyson also recently received a very prestigious award in recent days called a “faith” award and is shown here receiving it by the folks at Sports View London (uploaded with permission from Tyson’s head trainer and uncle Peter Fury):